Politics & Rights
Economics, Politics & Rights, Reviews
Wall Street (1987), by Stanley Weiser and Oliver Stone
F. F. Mormanni April 29, 2021
Although fraudsters certainly exist on Wall Street, the vast majority of traders are honest, value driven, and focused on innovating and creating wealth.
Politics & Rights, Science & Technology
A Private Rail Renaissance Percolates after Fifty Years of Amtrak Failures
Thomas Walker April 28, 2021
If America wants a world-class transportation system, it needs to let private businesses take the lead without hindrance. Governments’ attempts to centrally plan how people travel have failed dramatically. The solution is not further expansion of government control.
Arts & Culture, Politics & Rights
‘Representation and Inclusion Standards’: The End of the Oscars
Andreea Mincu April 26, 2021
If the Oscars are to continue “celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking,” the Academy must scrap the preposterous idea of inclusion requirements and—as it has, historically—instruct its voting members to judge films “solely on . . . artistic and technical merits.”
Politics & Rights, Reviews
What Killed Michael Brown? by Shelby Steele
Molly Sechrest April 23, 2021
Steele clarifies key issues in the discussion on race, showing how leftists grabbed power by claiming the moral high ground, despite their abysmal disregard for those whose lives are destroyed by their policies.
Economics, Politics & Rights
GameStop: The Failed Crusade against Wealth Producers
F. F. Mormanni April 16, 2021
Instead of seeking to destroy producers, traders from WallStreetBets should learn to value wealth creation and respect those who have earned their wealth through decades of hard work, innovation, and independent thinking.
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Politics & Rights
“Understanding Ayn Rand”: A Powerful PragerU Video
Craig Biddle March 26, 2021
PragerU posted a new five-minute video, titled “Understanding Ayn Rand,” and it instantly went viral. As of this writing, it has more than a million views.
Arts & Culture, History, Politics & Rights
Celebrating Progress and Combating Complacency: An Interview with Virginia Postrel
Jon Hersey March 19, 2021
Award-winning writer Virginia Postrel discusses the stasist/dynamist divide, how it impacts people’s views on such things as style and glamour, and the incredible (though oft-overlooked) achievements that made possible the modern textile industry.
Politics & Rights
End the Injustice of Civil Asset Forfeiture
Angelica Werth March 19, 2021
Imagine police officers showing up to your house at night and demanding the keys to your car, threatening to damage it if you don’t comply. They don’t provide you with an explanation or even accuse you of committing a crime. Then imagine waiting five years for the mere chance to get your car back. Sound dystopian?