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Why Property Rights Matter: Part 4 BY TOM DEWEESE How do we effectively fight to restore private property, and our freedom of movement in America? Most...

Prohibitions on the States, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 33,  PROHIBITIONS ON THE STATES § 1347. THE tenth...

On Punishment, Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The word "punishment" is used in the criminal law to stand for whatever treatment the state recommends for convicted offenders....

On Justice and Expediency, Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Only Aristotle uses the word "justice" in two radically different senses. He distinguishes between general and special justice. By justice...

Prohibitions on the United States, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 32,  PROHIBITIONS ON THE UNITED STATES § 1325. HAVING...

On Political Leadership, by Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. We may get some notion of the nature of leadership and the qualities we look for in a leader by...

Edmund Burke’s Little Known Speech That Eroded the British Monarchy’s Command of Money and...

BY LAWRENCE W. REED The advance of liberty in the British Isles is a fascinating, 800-year journey. It remains central to the story of human...

Powers of Congress – Territorial Government, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 31,  POWERS OF CONGRESS - TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT § 1316....

On the Treatment of the Aged, by Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, The problem of the aged citizens of our society is of urgent concern. It has been commented on...

On Politics and Progress, by Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The highest good, which is self-sufficing because it is the ultimate or final good that leaves nothing more to be...

The Growing Attack On Property Rights

Why Property Rights Matter: Part 3 BY TOM DEWEESE The increasing encroachment of government regulations, pontificating politicians and the enforcement of Social Justice schemes have led...

Wording of First Amendment & Who Twisted It

American Minute with Bill Federer On March 15, 1984, the U.S. Senate voted down children praying in public schools. President Ronald Reagan said: "I am deeply disappointed...

8 Ways That H.R. 1, ‘For the People Act,’ Imperils Free and Fair Elections

HANS VON SPAKOVSKY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION HR 1, the deceptively titled “For the People Act,” has arrived in the U.S. Senate after a party-line vote in the House of...

Ron Paul and the Big Fat Fed

GEORGE SELGIN, CATO INSTITUTE Regular readers of Alt-M don't need to be told that yours truly is no fan of the Fed's gigantic credit footprint. Even before the...

Story of The Great Seal of the United States

Weekly Story Naval Officer George Henry Preble documents the development of the Great Seal of the United States of America. Dr. Franklin proposed for the device...

On Loyalty, by Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, This is a time when loyalty is publicly questioned and affirmed. We require loyalty oaths of teachers and...

Women’s Suffrage: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frances Willard, Emma Willard, and Lucretia...

American Minute with Bill Federer In the U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a sculpture of women suffrage leaders Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucretia...

Evidence Suggests Private Schooling No More Likely Than Public to Fuel Right‐​Wing Militancy

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE For some people, a considerable worry about private education is that it might foster right‐​wing hate and militancy. This concern can be...

Powers of Congress: Admission of New States, and Acquisition of Territory, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 30,  POWERS OF CONGRESS: ADMISSION OF NEW STATES,...

On the Qualities of Leadership – Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, I've heard a lot about the importance and virtue of leadership ever since I was a boy. However,...