Home / Education

Jobs for Kids

Written by Gary North on April 8, 2017

A GaryNorth.com site member posted this. We live in small town in the mid-west, population under 1200. This is something that we’ve done that I thought I’d pass along for kicks. My wife and I have 6 kids, oldest being 11. Our oldest has a lawn mowing business that just entered its second year. Yesterday […]

Continue reading →

Milton Friedman vs. Private Property

Written by Gary North on March 18, 2017

This story deserves to be better known. One of the foundations of Western liberty is the defense of private property against invaders. This principle goes back to the Mosaic law. If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man’s field; […]

Continue reading →

Safe, Pleasant Retirement

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2017

Where to retire? Do you want safety? Do you want a pleasant environment? Do you want lots of free services? Do you want to be around younger people with a future rather than geezers with fading memories of the good old days? Retire close to a college. There, unreality reigns supreme. For details, click the […]

Continue reading →

Why Textbooks Ruin Kids

Written by Gary North on February 18, 2017

Going back to the Egyptians in the ancient world, education has always been based on some version of the textbook. The textbook came into its own in the second half of the 15th century. That was because of Gutenberg. But textbook-based education had always been used, except they were not printed textbooks. They were provided […]

Continue reading →

On Completing a 56-Year-Old Project

Written by Gary North on January 14, 2017

Friday the 13th, 2017, was a lucky day for me. I completed a project that I first decided needed to be done in 1960. I was a sophomore at the University of California, Riverside. I was taking a required course in Western civilization. It was a one-year history course. Back in the 1960’s, hundreds of […]

Continue reading →

Stolen American History: Not in the Textbooks

Written by Gary North on January 7, 2017

Here’s a brief summary of the story you never got in high school, college, or grad school. Neither did I. But your kids can get it, and maybe they’ll fill you in — as long as you don’t get tired of saying, “I’ve never heard that. Are you sure?” This is lesson 176 of my […]

Continue reading →
Page 1 of 37123456»102030...Last »