Archive: Articles

Kim Kardashian Proves You Don’t Need Grad School
Kim Kardashian West has announced that she is becoming a lawyer without going to law school—and she’s really on to something.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 25, 2019
Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse Initiative
WDPD seeks to develop a new generation of leaders committed to an open exchange of ideas to resolve the many seemingly intractable problems we face.
Alexandra Hudson | April 24, 2019
The Verdict on Tax Day 2019: Less Painful Than Its Predecessors
Tax Day has come and gone, and millions of Americans came away better off than in years past.
Luka Ladan | April 23, 2019
The Middle-Class Is Hollowing Out, and That’s Okay
Societies can indeed become more prosperous on the whole, even as their middle classes hollow out.
Ross Marchand | April 22, 2019
First Generation Universities, the New CCNY
Florida International
The school's mission is to provide access to large numbers, giving educational opportunities opening the door to occupational opportunities.
Richard Vedder | April 20, 2019
Thank, Don’t Blame, the Tax Reform for a Smaller Refund
Don’t blame the Tax Cut and Jobs Act if you got a smaller refund—celebrate the awesome things not loaning the government more money every month allowed you to do!
Elliot Young | April 19, 2019
Three Lessons Millionaires Can Offer Millennials
A new study of America’s millionaires offers insight on how millennials too can achieve financial security.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 17, 2019
The Province of Alberta Shows Dangers of a Carbon Tax ‘Deal’
No matter their promises, in practice government-imposed “carbon pricing” schemes never live up to the guidelines for “efficiency” laid down by their proponents.
Robert P. Murphy | April 17, 2019
The Nature of Work Is Changing, and Laws Need to Keep Up
In order to fully realize the potential of a highly mobile, highly connected world, our institutions must allow the flexibility necessary to adapt and succeed.
Conor Norris | April 16, 2019
Do Amtrak and Airport Subsidies Make America Richer?
Government spending doesn't generate economic activity, it simply redistributes it.
Art Carden | April 13, 2019