Fertility Rates, Immigration Policy, and the Have-Nots

June 17, 2024

Demographic trends in the industrial parts of the developed world are fascinating to follow. Several factors contribute to a country’s ability to grow and expand its GDP, including the availability of health, housing, education, and leisure resources. Historically, a major…

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The Politics of Apartment Rent

June 10, 2024

Recently a major landlord company in Atlanta was raided by the FBI as part of a nationwide investigation into apartment rent price-fixing. What began in 2022 as a class action suit by renters in several states has now escalated into…

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Who are you, man, who are you really?

June 3, 2024

In the 1987 movie Barfly, Micky Rourke’s character is a soul-searching alcoholic who hangs out in bars pondering life’s mysteries. “Who are you?” a patron asks. “Ah, the eternal question” is Rourke’s response. On the 1976 album “One More from…

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Boston Lucky

May 28, 2024

This past holiday weekend, I had the opportunity to spend a few relaxing days in Boston. The city is widely known for its deep-rooted history, impeccably preserved architecture, prominent churches and cathedrals, numerous colleges and universities, professional sports teams, and…

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America the Bountiful

May 20, 2024

The United States is a land that just keeps giving. In the early days of our nation, it was the fertility of the soil that helped feed a growing population and attract newcomers to gain the freedom to prosper. Our…

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