Economics

Why Government Money Can’t Fix Poverty

The recent history of Camden, New Jersey, which is the poorest small city in America, provides a case study of the tragic ineffectiveness of government programs at ameliorating poverty. State and federal taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on various redevelopment programs in Camden over the years, but the money never ended up…

Myths, Lies and Capitalism

Does free enterprise hurt the poor? Is it unfair and driven by greed? Did it cause the Great Recession? In five minutes, Arthur Brooks answers these questions and more about capitalism.

Paving The Road To Hell

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. But those good intentions do not cause the harm; they prevent us from seeing it. In his latest Firewall, Bill Whittle shows how little things — student loans; the Path to Heck — can go as dreadfully wrong from good intentions as the genuine horrors on…

Krauthammer: ‘The Days Of Hiding Under Harry Reid’s Desk Are Over’

President Obama has threatened to veto the Keystone XL pipeline — and that should come as no surprise, says Charles Krauthammer. “This entire analysis of Obama is completely wrong, the idea that he’s edging over here, he’s maneuvering. The guy is unleashed,” said Krauthammer on Tuesday’s Special Report. “He’s in the fourth quarter. He’s never…