How to Create Social Change

In the spring of 1974 my high school still had a policy requiring every male student participating in sports to have a respectable haircut. No long hair, no ponytails, no exceptions. We also had to wear a coat and tie on game or meet days. In March of 1974 a new student began attending our […]

The Free Market and Leeches

The pure “free market” is an economic system based on supply and demand with no government regulation.  The “free market hypothesis” is the assertion that the free market always produces the optimal allocation of resources. Conservatives love the free market like a fat kid loves cake. The appeal is understandable.  Our world is complex.  We […]