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A Sense of Accomplishment

Written by Gary North on November 14, 2015


One of the phrases we hear today is this: “People have no pride in their work anymore.” There is a sense of loss in our era. The erosion of standards of craftsmanship represents an even greater moral erosion in our society. Unquestionably, the free market system has produced remarkable examples of productivity. There is no […]

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Job, Calling, and Legacy in My Career

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


Remnant Review I received this as a private email yesterday. I have been a long time subscriber and look forward to reading your articles daily but I can’t help but to feel sorry for you. You work too much. You are no longer a young man, you are old. You are heading toward the final […]

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“The Wrecking Crew”: Model of Success

Written by Gary North on March 24, 2015


I have just seen a great documentary. It is being shown around the United States in art theaters. It has been simultaneously released on Amazon. I had to pay $6.99 to watch it on Amazon, and it was the best $6.99 I have spent in a long time. The documentary is titled, The Wrecking Crew. […]

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High-Output Marriages

Written by Gary North on October 2, 2014


For most people throughout history, marriage has been the primary means of attaining increased production. The reason is simple: the division of labor. It enables people to specialize. Specialization increases output per unit of resource input. That is how economists describe economic production. I was able to achieve considerable output as a graduate student. I […]

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New Jersey Will Default on Government Pensions

Written by Gary North on July 31, 2014


State by state, county by county, city by city: they will default. The money is not there. The promises were huge. New Jersey’s governor Christie is touring the state, telling the voters that the state will break promises to retired government workers. He is doing what other government officials refuse to do: tell the truth […]

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Teen Unemployment In Major U.S. Cities Tops 50%

Posted on June 7, 2014


Old timers often say that the young people in the U.S. today don’t have the work ethic of their predecessors. This may be true, but is this perceived weakness a symptom of a greater problem? Has the opportunity for many young people to find employment diminished, and thus made it harder for them to learn […]

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Phil Robertson and Terry Bradshaw: Together Again

Written by Gary North on June 5, 2014


Phil Robertson quit as starting quarterback at Louisiana Tech. He wanted to hunt. That gave his backup a chance to start: Terry Bradshaw. For years, no one heard about Phil. Millions of people knew about Terry. He made the transition to broadcaster. They kept hearing about him. Today, it’s the other way around. Phil hasn’t […]

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An Artist With Asperger’s

Written by Gary North on March 6, 2014


I begin with two photos. The first is a conventional wedding party photo. The second is not. Needless to say, the second photo got my attention. I like the flower girl in the second photo. She is having none of this jumping. She seems to be saying: “I will not sacrifice my dignity.” I want […]

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