In my recent interview for PolitiPeeps, I sat with Larry Sharpe to discuss happiness. With changing times, each new generation faces challenges that align with the culture, technology, and other characteristics of the period. He says change is a constant, but this time around the changes are profoundly different. Social media has fractured every aspect […]
How to Decrease Poverty in America
The minimum wage was initiated to challenge poverty. Yet, even at $15 per hour, is it more than just a temporary fix? I sat with Larry Sharpe to learn more about his method for decreasing poverty in America: ownership. Small Business Ownership Larry said that there is a systemic lack of ownership that’s noticeable in […]
Be Wary of Bad Philosophy Using propaganda with half-baked ideas, politicians tempt us with promises of financial or physical security. They can never deliver those. Worse, the price they ask is your freedom. By Dan Smith “Power tends to corrupt”, Lord Acton tells us. When you give away the power to run your own life […]
What Are Libertarian Views and Beliefs?
What is libertarianism, and what values and beliefs do libertarians hold? What is the goal? The simple answer is in the name: liberty for each individual. But don’t most Americans want that, not just libertarians? Of course! We just have different ways of achieving that goal. Most Americans would like the government to spend less […]