Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Note on Bridging the Gap Between Conservative Theory and Practice

This post arose out of some thoughts I had after seeing Erick’s “Go Big or Go Home” post. If you haven’t read it yet, please do. Barry Goldwater’s The Conscience of a Conservative holds the distinction of being one of the few books I keep within easy reach of me in my apartment (the Bible being another one). Reading over Erick’s post reminded me of another part | Read More

Eurozone Unemployment Reaches Record High

On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Europe’s skyrocketing unemployment figures, the “Better Life Index” and the Fed’s tapering policy. …read more  

Shale Oil Boom Rattles OPEC

The shale boom began in the U.S. as a ripple in North Dakota and Texas. Some thought its impact would be limited and regional, not global. Now that uptick on our domestic production curve has triggered a tsunami with geopolitical implications. …read more