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The Great Ponzi Scheme

The United States is in fiscal trouble. The burden of government spending has increased by nearly $3 trillion over the past 10 years—nearly doubling in just one decade! And that means more resources diverted from the economy’s productive sector...

Addressing the Loyola Parking Space Shortage

That there is a shortage of parking spaces at the Loyola University New Orleans main campus will come as no surprise to any student, staff, or faculty member of this institution of higher learning. We have all driven right up to the top floors of...

Do Young People Really Rage against the Machine?

There is a romanticized view that left-wing youth movements are the wave of the future and on the “right side of history.” The stereotypical young idealist is assumed to be a left-wing radical who supports movements such as Black Lives Matter and...

The Unseen Cost of Government Largesse

The US government recently hit its $31.5 trillion debt limit after years of careening baseline spending on entitlements combined with emergency COVID-19 spending in the last few years to produce record-busting deficits. The new Republican majority...

Seven Financial Tips from the Book of Proverbs

Ask someone from the millennial or Generation Z crowds about tech-related topics and you’ll likely get an encyclopedia of knowledge pouring forth. Ask those same cohorts about a financial decision or money-related matter and you just might get a...

What Does it Take to Be a Hero?

[Editor’s note: Lawrence W. “Larry” Reed is President Emeritus, Humphreys Family Senior Fellow, and Ron Manners Global Ambassador for Liberty at the Foundation for Economic Education. Before his retirement in 2019, he served as President of...