On this episode of Common Good, our guest is Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar at AEI and best-selling author. Murray discusses his new book “By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission.”
Eight years after penning “Dreams of My Father,” and over six years into a presidency that by most accounts doesn’t seem to be finishing with as much promise as it began, President Obama spoke from the heart yesterday, in offering remarks to My Brother’s Keeper Alliance in the Bronx.
Social Proof is the idea that humans find safety in numbers. I also call this the “standing in line” principle.
The California drought was not caused by climate change, but it does reveal how climate activism can make things worse for farmers and families in one of the largest states in the union.
In America, it seems religious sanitation, not religious accommodation, is the direction we’re heading. Rather than affirming and valuing the diversity of (what might seem) strange, divergent, and conflicting religious views of our citizens, we attempt to enforce an impossible form of religious neutrality.
If you want to be persuasive, think about how you can help others make a commitment. Is there something they can sign, download, or share?
Uber and other technologies like it are often applauded for the benefits they provide to consumers. But, in addition to providing a better customer experience, these services typically benefit the drivers themselves in real and immediate ways.
If you have ever tried to share what you know, or to convince someone of a new theory, you might have realized something important: Arguments rarely win arguments.
The content in this week’s collection explains how Millennials are redeeming capitalism, why the GOP ought to support a new kind of tax plan, and more.