Jeff Bezos May Have Found Amazon’s Latest Money Pit

This article originally appeared at Real Clear Markets. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon The New York Times recently wrote about Amazon’s recent expansion into the realm of services by creating various local marketplaces for its customers to find plumbers or handymen to do a variety of services that the retailer[…..]

Ivy Leagues Shame Kids for Making Their Way in the World

This article originally appeared at the Federalist. Click here to read the full story. By Ike Brannon I should start this essay by proudly announcing that one of my parents has no college degree and the other was abandoned by his parents as a toddler. Neither fact has proven to be the least bit relevant[…..]

A Liberal Heretic Contradicts Piketty

This article originally appeared in Regulation. Click here to read the full article. By Ike Brannon Is Peoria, Ill., special? Of course it is, says I—along with the thousands of other people who, like me, hail from the central Illinois community. It’s a great city with wonderful people, as well as a rich culture and[…..]