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The Independent Institute: “Mayday Mayday Mayday”

Written by Gary North on May 2, 2015

“Mayday” — when repeated three times — is a distress call. The Independent Institute surely is in distress — marketing distress. The Independent Institute is a free market research organization. It publishes top-flight books. But, like most non-profit organizations, it needs a full-time marketer with background in direct response marketing. Let me show you how […]

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Textbook-Free Education: The Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on March 16, 2015

For anybody who is on the fringes of American life in any area, and who is serious about what he believes in, the present public school educational system is a threat to him and his children. Let me give you an example. If a child is enrolled in a tax-funded high school, he will have […]

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How to Teach the Civil War

Written by Gary North on March 5, 2015

This was posted yesterday on a www.GaryNorth.com forum. Kids intro to US Civil War My 9-year old son would like to read a book on the War Between the States. Any recommendations? Little boys like to play war. They like to play with toy guns. They want to read about war. They like to read […]

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Tennessee Temple University: Its Demise Is Imminent

Written by Gary North on March 3, 2015

Once a private college goes below 500 students, it’s a candidate for bankruptcy. Tennessee Temple University, with 468 undergraduates, is a likely candidate. Falling below the 500-student on-campus threshold indicates that a school will not survive. Its enrollment peak was 4,000. The school now looks terminal. A student can earn a B.A. degree from an […]

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Obama’s Community Colleges: An $864,000 Solution

Written by Gary North on February 21, 2015

I read this in The New York Times. The Promise and Failure of Community Colleges From the article: There are two critical things to know about community colleges. The first is that they could be the nation’s most powerful tools to improve the opportunities of less privileged Americans, giving them a shot at harnessing a […]

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