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Human Flourishing

Freedom to Flourish: A Review of ‘Beating the College Debt Trap’ by Alex Chediak

According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), student loan debt in the United States now exceeds $1.2 trillion. To offer some perspective, that’s roughly the gross domestic product of Mexico. CFPB further estimates that 1-in-4 student loan borrowers...

These People Are Turning Waste into a Precious Resource

In the debate over economic systems, a fundamental question exists: Is economics a zero-sum game? Generally, proponents of socialism tend to say yes. There is a fixed pie of wealth, so we should make sure that it is split evenly. Proponents of capitalism disagree....