By: Russell Facente When the British Crown failed to consider the unique needs of the American Colonies, the Founding Fathers engaged in a bloody revolution and started a new country. King George III—considered a tyrant by the Founders—successfully insulated himself from the voices of the Colonies, primarily by a giant moat known as the Atlantic … Continue reading Return of the King: Do private property rights restore a government of kings in castles?
By: John Burnett Dogs have an incredible sense of smell. In fact, a dog’s nose is so much more sensitive than a human’s that, analogized to vision, “what you and I can see at a third of a mile, a dog could see more than 3,000 miles away and still see as well”. In addition … Continue reading The Man’s Best Friend
By Michael Gorelik “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” This year marks the 63rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court striking down the nation’s “separate but equal” doctrine in the landmark desegregation case, Brown v. Board of … Continue reading Charter Schools and the Resurgence of ‘SEPARATE BUT EQUAL’
By: Danielle Ser Native American tribal leaders, members, and their families have suffered immensely throughout history, facing forced relocation to desolate reservations, desecration of sacred sites, and a mascot controversy where names and symbols are used to offensively represent professional and non-professional sports teams. Take for example the Washington Redskins, the Florida State Seminoles, or … Continue reading Native American Mascot Controversy
By: Robert Buddingh In the November 2016 general election, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206. Along with mandating employers to guarantee paid sick time to their employees, this measure will annually increase the minimum wage during the start of the next four years. The current minimum wage in Arizona in 2016 is $8.05 per hour and … Continue reading Will the Passage of Prop 206 Help Reduce Poverty in Arizona?