From High Social Trust to Low

We’ve gone from a high to a low social trust society.  Either from ignorance or malice, some people like to portray those who favor a strong border as xenophobic.  In reality, the desire for a defined national community could come from many legitimate places- a desire for meaningful and participatory citizenship could be one reason, […]

Wards of the State

More and more Americans are becoming wards of the state. I never thought I would say this, because generally I don’t believe widespread welfare programs are a good idea in the long term (they encourage people not to work and to not be industrious), but I see no other way than to help a large […]

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