Economics

Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality

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A New American Poverty

The new American poverty is not primarily an economic phenomenon – it has become a social, familial and psychological problem that reaches the very foundations of our social order. Read More ›
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Extortion Day

In the days preceding last week’s election, business owners boarded up their stores, fearing that the election might unleash another wave of destructive rioting. Then something miraculous happened. Read More ›
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Biden’s Laptop Problem

Oh, those pesky laptop computers, and the problems they create for corrupt politicians in election years! Just two or three weeks prior to the Presidential election in 2016, it was files on the Anthony Weiner laptop that became public as the subject of an FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton, which helped seal defeat in her 2016 Presidential bid.  This year, less than two weeks before the 2020 Presidential election, information retrieved from the hard drive of Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop revealing international money laundering and politically corrupt deals struck with the Chinese using the Biden name — with new details breaking every day — could and should doom the Presidential candidacy of Joe Biden.  Additionally, within the last week, two of Hunter Biden’s Read More ›

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Chris Rufo talking with Tim Poole

Debunking Critical Race Theory With Chris Rufo

Chris Rufo Talks at length with Tim Poole about Critical Race Theory and the process that led to President Donald Trump's executive order banning Federal funding of programs that include "offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating". Read More ›
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Still from America Lost by Christopher Rufo (CC-BY-ND)

‘America Lost’ Premiering Tonight on PBS World

Check out Director of Discovery Institute's Center on Wealth and Poverty Christopher Rufo's newest film tonight on PBS World. The film will air at 6 PM and again at 10 PM (pacific time). If you are unable to catch the film tonight or can't find it in your area, the film is also available for free online. Read More ›
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Mob Rule in Seattle

Activists in Seattle have long sought to transform the city into a progressive utopia. But after the death of George Floyd, they accelerated their plans — and sought to implement them by force. This is the story of the recent unrest and the anarchy to come. Christopher Rufo is the director of the Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty. Read More ›

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State-enforced Racial Segregation — by Progressives

State-sanctioned racial segregation ended with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 but has recently returned in an unlikely place: government agencies in Seattle. According to new whistleblower documents I’ve reviewed, at least three public agencies in the region have implemented race-segregated diversity trainings. Read More ›