Sir Arthur Lewis: Progress Always Beats Nostalgia

Donald Trump, the 45th President of these United States, has spoken emphatically about the factories that are running away from the United States and into the arms of Mexico and China. He said, “I have visited cities and towns across this country where one-third or even half of the manufacturing jobs have been wiped out in the last 20 years.” He believes that the politicians we have elected are responsible for allowing this “disaster” to happen. Factories shut down, leaving cities is a state of disrepair, and utterly destroying the middle class. Continue reading “Sir Arthur Lewis: Progress Always Beats Nostalgia”

Economics of the Protest

If you haven’t noticed, some people are slightly more than discontent with the new president. Since the beginning of his steamroll straight to the Oval office, a diverse set of groupies have followed him around—the media, his supporters, and his anti-supporters. Continue reading “Economics of the Protest”

Libertarians are NOT Republicans

Previously posted on GenFKD

In a political climate dominated by a two-party system, Libertarians are constantly confused as off-brand Republicans. Although the two groups sometimes align on issues, there are stark ideological differences between them, particularly in this era of Trump. So let’s, briefly, clear up any (mis)understandings of what the Libertarian Party platform is all about. Continue reading “Libertarians are NOT Republicans”