Socialism: Where Young Futures Go to Die

Socialism is a sad irony. Socialist leaders promise liberation for the poor, but embrace kleptocracy in power. They claim to empower equality, but end up fostering impoverishment. They speak of a shared utopia, but serve a history of common suffering. Still, a particularly pernicious characteristic of socialism is its disregard for the young. Take the […]

Surveys Find Charter School Parents More Satisfied Than District-School Parents

Politicians and policy experts have argued for two decades about the merits of charter schools, with many studies showing the alternative public schools perform as well or better than traditional tax-funded schools. But what do parents think? Two large-scale surveys recently provided a closer look. Charter-school parents are, on the whole, much more likely to be satisfied with key […]

How Big Government Policies Are Hurting the Poor

Scholars at the Heritage Foundation, a free-market think tank, have unveiled more than two-dozen intrusive, costly and unnecessary government policies that are hurting the poor and the most vulnerable. The findings come as the poverty rate in the United States continues to rise, or remains unchanged, among minority children, and economic uneasiness persists even as […]

After Being Liberated From ISIS, Woman Celebrates In Now Viral Photo JUNE 14, 2016 BY OPPORTUNITY LIVES STAFF Image: Daily Mail

For too long, she had been hidden in darkness. Not just the emotional and philosophical darkness of being held under ISIS oppression, but the darkness of the heavy shroud the radical Islamic extremists forced her and all other women to wear. Unlike free areas in the Muslim world, women living in ISIS controlled areas must […]

The Immorality of Obamacare

Obamacare is in crisis. With insurers unable to balance their books, more and more of them are simply dropping out of marketplace exchanges. As such, Americans find themselves with fewer, less-competitive insurance plans to choose from. Those insurers that have remained under the inaptly named Affordable Care Act now offer fewer treatment options. But that’s […]