By Kerry McDonald Many families took one look at their school district’s remote or hybrid learning offerings this fall and said “no, thank you.” That’s the message gleaned from national and state-specific data on the surging number of homeschooled students this academic year. Prior to the pandemic and related school closures last spring, there were just under two million … [Read more...] about Homeschooling More Than Doubles During the Pandemic
Counter Markets – Trends & Strategies for Maximum Freedom
By Caitlin Johnstone A policeman sees a drunk man crawling around on his hands and knees at night and asks what the problem is. The drunk man says he’s trying to find his keys, so the officer gets down and starts searching with him. For a few minutes they crawl around hunting for the missing key ring by the light of the street lamp before the policeman stands up … [Read more...] about The Streetlight Effect: When People Look Within The System For Solutions To The System
By The Conscious Resistance Derrick Broze interviews his friend, fellow journalist, and co-author John Vibes about their new book The Conscious Resistance trilogy. The two discuss what The Conscious Resistance means as a movement and philosophy. Don’t miss out on this powerful conversation to learn the solutions you need to deal with the corporate-state. Watch on … [Read more...] about What is The Conscious Resistance (2020)?
By Ryan McMaken In recent decades, many have claimed that advances in communications and transportation would eliminate the different political, economic, and cultural characteristics peculiar to residents of different regions within the United States. It is true the cultural difference between a rural mechanic and an urban barista is smaller today than was the case in … [Read more...] about Why Governments Hate Decentralization and “Local Control”
By Richard M. Ebeling When most people put on their “reality” hats about politics, there are few among them who do not cynically see the power-lusting, the corruption, and the hypocrisy in most of what is said and done by those running for or sitting in political office. A constant point of dispute and disagreement is over how and why it is that governments have this … [Read more...] about Don’t Confuse Free Markets with the Interventionist State