Strongarm Nation.

The clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson Missouri over the shooting of a young black man by the police are sadly not about the shooting they are about the protests. All across the country we hear stories of abuses of power by the police. These have not happened in shootings alone, they […] Read more »

A Labor Lesson From The Industrial Revolution.

Listening to the radio the other day I heard a piece about the decades long decline in male employment. This is something that all analysts regardless of their placement on the ideological spectrum recognize, that since at least 1972 male labor participation has been in decline. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/09/03/the-disappearing-male-worker/ Now all analysts […] Read more »

Can Exceptionalism Be Taught?

We are pushing higher standards as a means of achieving better academic performance in our schools. The reason for this is that we hope to offer up a workforce with competitive skills in the global marketplace and produce innovators who can drive technology and productivity forward for U.S. companies. But is […] Read more »