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Why the Elites Look Down on Manual Labor

May 20, 2019 – José Niño …… Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is aghast that some people like to pick up a few bucks doing work which brings no prestige. This is part of a larger obsession among politicians with de-valuing and working against unglamorous jobs that involve “dirty” work. Continue reading →

The Problem with the Census

May 17, 2019 – Ryan McMaken …… The Left opposes adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census form. The answer lies in abolishing all questions except those that count total residents. But that won’t happen because the census is used to justify a myriad of government programs. Continue reading →

How Long Should the Workday Be?

January 8, 2019 – Laurence Vance …… There is a problem with the 8-hour workday in the United States, but it is not that the 8-hour workday is too long or too short. The problem with the 8-hour workday is that it is de facto mandated by the federal government. Continue reading →

Strike Three for DMV

November 19, 2018 – K. Lloyd Billingsley …… Politicians often respond to underperforming government bureaucracies by increasing their budgets, while turning a blind eye to inefficiency. Continue reading →

Polarizing Ideology

September 7, 2018 – Randall Holcombe …… With polarization has come intolerance: people abandon their friends and family when they seem to have the wrong political views. Continue reading →