Tuesday night’s address to Congress by President Trump was devoid of detail on infrastructure investment. But in justifying his desire to harness $1 trillion of public and private funds for “new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways”, the President used two lines of bad economic reasoning sadly all too prevalent in public debate on this […]
For many folks, pursuing an ideal career means “following your passion.” At least that’s what I thought. Growing up, I was obsessed with rock music (and I still am). As a small kid in the 1970s hearing Led Zeppelin, Queen, and David Bowie on the radio, I was hooked. Naturally, by the time I was […]
What I’m interested in – and what I believe you’re interested in – is the unconventional career, the seemingly unachievable career, the ideal career.
This week was the home stretch of the 2016 presidential election. Here’s some headlines you may have missed heading into the first weekend of November: The FBI announced that it found emails relating to its investigation of Hillary Clinton on scandal-plagued former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s computer. The Chicago Cubs won the World Series this week […]
A focus on jobs missing the forest for the trees. We should be focused on creating wealth, not maximizing employment.
A preoccupation with jobs over productivity is not sound economics as Professor Mihail Nica explains.
Abby Hobbs [name changed for privacy] is not the type of person you’d classify as lazy or naïve. As a digital strategist at a small marketing firm, her enthusiasm for and knowledge of her industry are obvious whenever she talks about her job. But, as she told Learn Liberty, getting there wasn’t easy. As a […]