Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Tragedy of Isolation

AN ARTICLE FROM TOWNHALL.com Please read article on townhall.com: http://townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2013/07/30/the-tragedy-of-isolation-n1651724/page/full by Thomas Sowell In the 20th century, Western intellectuals’ two most dominant explanations of disparities in economic, educational and other achievements were innate racial differences in ability (in the early … Continue reading

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Am I a Brother, or am I a “Cornball” Brother?

by Kavon Fiennes Caveat/Disclaimer: I am a Black (sometimes brown) Jamaican. I don’t use my skin colour as a determinant of how I think or act. I was raised within a lower middle class family in Kingston whose origins, from … Continue reading

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The Economics Lesson Obama Needs To Learn

An Article from the Future of Freedom Foundation Read this article at it’s origin here: http://www.fff.org/explore-freedom/article/obama-economics-lesson/ The Economics Lesson Obama Needs to Learn by Sheldon Richman July 25, 2013   President Obama is again turning his attention to the elusive … Continue reading

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“Half the harm …

“Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm — but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they … Continue reading

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How Reggae Defeated Mambo

An Article from Reason Magazine   All I can say is this is a tout-de-force-of-an-article on the history of Jamaican music. This is quite a comprehensive writing on the rise of Jamaican music. Not unsurprisingly it is written by a … Continue reading

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The Truth About Savings and Consumption

A video from the Foundation for Economic Education   We regularly hear how important consumer spending is for the economy. The story goes like this: the more consumers spend, the more money circulates in the economy, which stimulates healthy job … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Should the Government Do Something about Obesity?

Originally posted on International Liberty:
Last year, I showed an image of evolutionary stages that was so accurate that it would earn approval even from many strict creationists. Here’s a new image of evolutionary stages that sets the stage for…

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