We must judge public policies by their effects, not their intentions.
There’s something you need to know about the doom and gloom surrounding the environment: most of it has no basis in reality. In fact, it seems like people who pretend to be environmentalists are the people who are least likely to appreciate how much the empirical data shows that the environment has actually improved in the last four decades. One way the environment has improved is the amount of trees on the planet. Despite the popular notion that deforestation is ruining the planet, a new study has found that there are more trees and vegetation today than there was 30...
There is real concern over the potential impacts the labor shortage could have on the construction industry. But there are six tips companies can take to “remedy” the construction labor shortage and help “avoid the strain” it brings, according to Ground Break Carolinas. Has your company come up with other solutions to tackle the shortage that we can highlight? Let us know! Email info@AmericanExperiment.org with “Great Jobs” in the subject line.
He’s back! Former Minnesota Senator Al Franken has burst out of hiding in a slew of media coverage raising questions over whether the ex-funnyman should have quit his job under pressure over several sexual harassment allegations. Yahoo News’s headline captures the gist of the revisionist view: Sorry, Al Franken: 7 senators regret pushing Franken to resign, as new reporting casts doubt on key allegation. [Reporter Jane] Mayer talked to a number of the Democratic senators who urged Franken to step down, and seven regretted it, with Sen. Patrick Leahy saying it was “one of the biggest mistakes I’ve made” in...
The Minnesota Conservative Energy Forum is conservative in the same way that the Democratic Republic of the Congo is both democratic, and a republic. That's why it takes money from leftist environmental groups.
When the price of labor went up, Bernie Sanders bought less of it and workers are no better off. Econ 101 strikes again.
In a recent interview, the CEO of Snap-On, Nicholas Pinchuk, talked about how robots are less of a threat to employment in manufacturing than are views held by many Americans about how blue-collar jobs are beneath them. Without ever mentioning the word “tracking,” he spoke approvingly of the idea as a possible remedy, as in: “They really guide people in other countries. We don’t do that.” (My emphasis.) Perhaps the key reason tracking doesn’t show up anywhere in the article is that it’s been one of the dirtiest words in K-12 education for decades. But should it any longer?