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Jacqueline Isaacs

Posts by Jacqueline Isaacs

Jacqueline Isaacs is the Director of Strategy for Bellwether Communications, where she crafts content strategies for thought leaders. She also serves as the firm’s managing partner in Nashville, TN. She has wide-ranging experience in media relations for national brands and content marketing for nonprofits. She previously served as the Fellow in Strategic Communication with the American Studies Program in Washington, DC. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Government from Oral Roberts University. She is the co-author of the book, Called to Freedom: Why You Can Be Christian and Libertarian, and she voiced the recently released audio book version, now available on Audible.

How Can We Make Something As Big As Culture?

“Frying frittata cakes layered the air with pungent promise.” —“Great Sky River,” Gregory Benford To me, the above sentence is one of the most beautiful in all of modern literature. It’s just one of those combinations of sounds that roll off the tongue in a...

“Interstellar” and a Lesson on Craftsmanship

My husband and I pay to go to about one movie a year in theaters. Not that we aren’t into movies—we often rent or stream them in the comfort of our home, but very few motivate us to pay the theater fares and brave the theater crowds. “Interstellar,” however, had my...

5 Classic Science Fiction Novels that Celebrate the Free Market

In my last post, we discussed a recent, fallacious claim that classic science fiction from the 20th century was monolithically anti-free market. As I would assume is common knowledge, the anti-statism triumvirate of George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” Aldous...

The Free Market in Dystopian Literature

Author Ewan Morrison sent shockwaves through sci-fi fandom when he wrote in The Guardian that “[young adult] dystopias teach children to submit to the free market, not fight authority.” His argument is that popular books/movies like “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent”...

A Tale of Broken Windows and Fallen Trees

When discussing an earlier article about sunk costs with an acquaintance, he expressed agreement about how important, and yet, little understood this topic was. He told the story of an experience he had at work where he wished he had been equipped to explain to his...