Book Reviews

Reforming American Politics

Harold Heie's new book models a reform of American politics almost more than it explains. Heie started the project by inviting a broad selection of people to engage in arranged conversations, online, about contentious topics. Those he invited were chosen, and paired up, with the…
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May 29, 2019
Animal EthicsEthics

Impossible Meat Explosion

A number of restaurants have recently adopted some new plant-based meat alternatives on their menus. The biggest one yet is the introduction of the "Impossible Whopper," a burger king experiment in which their classic whopper beef patty was replaced with the Impossible Burger, starting in…
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April 1, 2019

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Ethics

Ethics

Stewardship as an Environmental and Economic Ethic

This post was written for the Christian Scholar's Review blog. One of the most powerful metaphors in Christian social thought is the idea of stewardship. It comes right out of Genesis, with the idea that God gives humans a job to do on earth, and…
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Rules of Engagement
Book Reviews
Review of Why Liberalism Failed
Ethics
What Does Christianity have to do with Economics? Three Approaches

Education

Education

Why Is College so Expensive?

Education is becoming more expensive, but not because of government subsidies, not because of the growth of administration, not because of an amenities arms race. The reason is wages. People are expensive and have become more so over time, in relative terms. This is William…
Education
Can Higher Education Be Unbundled?
Education
Why Colleges will not be Replaced by Online Education
Education
Should Colleges Merge?

General Economics

Ethics

Stewardship as an Environmental and Economic Ethic

This post was written for the Christian Scholar's Review blog. One of the most powerful metaphors in Christian social thought is the idea of stewardship. It comes right out of Genesis, with the idea that God gives humans a job to do on earth, and…
Book Reviews
Review of Why Liberalism Failed
Education
Why Is College so Expensive?
Ethics
What Does Christianity have to do with Economics? Three Approaches