In the news: Inflation rates continue to reach historic milestones, with March showing an 8.5% jump. But what does this actually mean for you? Why it matters: That pay raise you just got? With this rate of inflation, it’s probably more like a pay cut. The math shows that these increases in inflation are costing the average … More How Much Is ‘Bidenflation’ Costing You?
The following is adapted from a speech delivered at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar on February 24, 2022, in Naples, Florida. WHEN I was researching my biography of economist Thomas Sowell, I kept coming across Sowell’s own descriptions of scholars he admired, and I was often struck by how well those descriptions applied to Sowell … More The Continuing Importance of Thomas Sowell
KEY TAKEAWAYS Contrary to Democrats’ misdirection, this inflation wasn’t caused by COVID-19, but by the federal government’s ham-handed responses to it. Yet even now, amid a national and global inflation crisis, Democrats are still loath to surrender the budgetary and regulatory power that COVID gave them. We have it in our power to build an … More How Washington Can End the Inflation Crisis It Created
January 2022 • Volume 51, Number 1 • John Steele Gordon John Steele Gordon Author, An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power The following is adapted from a lecture delivered on January 6, 2022, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of the AWC … More Inflation in the United States
by: John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera BreakPoint: Woke Capitalism Targets Religious Freedom Usually, infringements on religious freedom come from the government: legislatures, regulatory agencies, or local agents of inquisition like the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. But emerging and serious threats to religious freedom are also coming from the private sector. An obvious example is the workplace. I’ve talked … More De-Funding Faith-Based Organizations