The minimum wage is a point of contention in our political discourse. Here, I explain why the minimum wage shouldn't support a family.
What Is Distributism?
I recently sat down with Michael Thomas of Sharon to discuss distributism, and how it's different as an economic system. He is a father, husband, homesteader, and traditional farmer. To find more of his work, you can check out the website for the Brickhouse Farm and Orchard. Michael is also an avid reader, which is how he came across distributism. And, as a Catholic who believes a distributist economic model is closest to Catholic social teaching, he's interested in sharing this idea more people.
📢 Double Standards—🏡 Housing Bubble?—😷Botched COVID Response
Check out this week's top discussions for issues with double standards, a potential housing bubble, and how the COVID response was botched.
Restoring Old Homes with Beauty and Purpose
I've talked to a couple of architects and discussed the charm of local neighborhoods. In my conversation with Bill Martin, we discussed restoring old homes. And, we talked about his philosophy on how to do that in a way that serves his client and is in keeping with the neighborhood. Furthermore, he does this with sustainability as a primary focus as well. If you're interested in learning more, listen below to understand his philosophy. You can also find more about Bill's work here.
Problems with Money | What Has Government Done to Our Money by Murray Rothbard
Today we will be talking about what government has done with our money. Or better yet, the book: What Has Government Done To Our Money by Murray Rothbard. And, the reason I want to talk about this today is because I think it gives us a good basis and a good understanding of how to understand money at the basic level and how that interact our government. We have a lot of problems with money, and I think this book can help us fix them.
Property Rights in the Digital Age Introduction
Want to learn more about Property Rights in the Digital Age? Below is the intro to my brand new book. I wanted to share this with you so you could get a glimpse of what this book has to offer. Personally, I'm very proud of this and am excite to share it with you. So dive in, and if you need more info, check out this video.
183. Top 25 Must Read Books for 2021
Instead of another book review, I decided to make a reading list with 25 must read books for this year. Reading is a great way to learn and connect with the wisdom of the past, so I wanted to help people find some great books to read.
128. Why Marx is Wrong From Premise to Conclusion
Karl Marx is one of the most influential people of the last few centuries. He has not been a good influence though. This is a look into why he starts off on the wrong premise and follows it to bad, and often, destructive conclusions.
Be a Renaissance Man [Guest Post]
Looking to branch out of your day-to-day? Are you stuck in a path without options? The Vital Masculinity Podcast's Stephen Sloyer shows the merit in becoming a Renaissance Man in this latest guest #blog-->
123. Book Review | Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Want to see how trends affect you? Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is a look into opportunities and the people who made the most of them. Learn what it takes to be successful:
120. Keep The Old Normal
I don't know about you, but I don't like the talk about a "New Normal." Today's show is a look at things that people are trying to change that may have some other bad consequences.
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111. Book Review – Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell
Looking to understand statistics and how they can be used to lie? Thomas Sowell breaks down the stats and shows you how to understand the story they really tell. Check out my review, and hopefully the book too-->
110. The Economy Is People
We have a lot of talk today that "It's worth saving one life, even if we ruin the economy." People who say this overlook the fact that the economy is a collection of individuals and the decisions they make when interacting. All of these people overlook what a bad economy means for real people. "I... Continue Reading →
105. Basics Of Money And The Problem Of Government Spending
While people may celebrate their $1,200 check or complain about the pending bailouts, I think it's important to get to the basics of money and why government spending is an issue.