Aristotle and Economics

Political-Economic Ideas of The Greeks, Part 3

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The Investment Bankers Contribution: Directing Capital To Productive Uses

Productive companies and investment bankers who help them obtain capital are making an important contribution to human flourishing for which they should be proud.

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Plato: Father of the Totalitarian State

Political-Economic Ideas of The Greeks, Part 2

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The Hollywood Left on Guns

With the Academy Awards behind us, we now turn our attention to the SAP Awards, honoring the biggest Second Amendment Phony. And the nominees are: — “The West Wing.” In a recent episode, President Josiah Bartlet, played by Martin Sheen, pronounced...

War for Peace

After 10 years of seeking security through “land for peace” deals, Israel has finally rediscovered the formula for real security: war for peace. Notice what you have seen in the news for the past few weeks: Europeans screaming about civilian casualties at...

The Latest European Fashion

The rocks have been lifted all over Europe, and the snakes of Jew-hatred are slithering free. In Belgium, thugs beat up the chief rabbi, kicking him in the face and calling him “a dirty Jew.” Two synagogues in Brussels were firebombed; a third, in...

The Earth is Mankind’s Garden

If the welfare of human life was the standard by which we judged industry and technology, there would be no reason to have a day like “Earth Day.” Rather than the environmentalists parading their assault on anything and everything that is a mark of human...

Ms. Coach vs. Mr. Coach

“There’s a lot of outcry now over the serious lack of female coaches, but not enough being done to solve the problem,” said a former physical education professor. According to Linda Carpenter, the co-author of the Women in Intercollegiate Sport...

Race Rationales vs. Results

Can you think of any reason why the past or present sufferings of blacks would justify letting a white student get admitted to an elite public high school in San Francisco over a Chinese American student with higher qualifications? Most people would think that such a...

The Problem with Washington

Why on earth would you want to move to Washington, D.C.? Inside the Beltway, this is an absurd and unthinkable question. Washington, after all, is the Center of the Universe. The Pillar of Power. The Dominion of Movers and Shakers. Who wouldn’t want to live and...

The Palestinian Victims?

As Israel pulls out of the West Bank — a foolish move that will only allow Palestinian terrorists to regroup — the media is being flooded with piteous tales about Palestinian victims, who, we are told, are innocent civilians. But a glance at the stories...

“Good” Teachers

The next time someone receives an award as an outstanding teacher, take a close look at the reasons given for selecting that particular person. Seldom is it because his or her students did higher quality work in math or spoke better English or in fact had any tangible...