By Kerry McDonald This back-to-school season, many parents are eager to drop-off their kindergarteners to begin the 13-year journey toward high school graduation. It can be a joyful time, full of anticipation and excitement. But just because something may be desirable for many families doesn’t mean it should be mandatory for all. California is the latest state to try to … [Read more...] about More States Are Mandating Kindergarten. Here Are 3 Reasons Why That’s A Bad Idea.
By Simon Black, Sovereign Man In a report called Barriers to Business, the Institute for Justice (IJ) analyzed 20 US cities for how easy it is to open five different types of businesses. To cover a range, those businesses included a restaurant, a retail bookstore, a food truck, a barbershop, and a home-based tutoring business. Entrepreneurs who want to start a restaurant, … [Read more...] about It Costs $22,648 And Requires 11 Agencies To Start A Restaurant In San Francisco
By Brad Polumbo The pandemic has undoubtedly hastened the shift to remote work. Many workers and companies have now embraced remote work in previously office-based positions, and this is continuing even as the economy reopens and new jobs are posted. Many new remote positions are being posted advertising that applicants can live anywhere in the US—except Colorado. Here’s … [Read more...] about “You Can Live Anywhere But Colorado”: Why Many Remote Job Postings Are Now Actively Excluding One State
By Anthony Gill Summer is here and with Covid-based restrictions on fun finally receding (we hope), a return to normalcy promises the ubiquitous picnics, softball games, and sidewalk lemonade stands run by kids on their vacation away from school. But wait a minute! Not all those Great American activities may be legal. Indeed, those little entrepreneurs selling … [Read more...] about Taking a (Lemonade) Stand for Free Enterprise
By Brad Polumbo Millions of Americans, myself included, have come to rely on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft for convenient and affordable transportation. But in recent months, we’ve seen skyrocketing prices and long wait times just to get a ride. As it turns out, the government is to blame, to no surprise. First, let’s be clear: We’re not just talking about … [Read more...] about Uber, Lyft Prices and Wait Times Are Surging—Here’s Why