Day: January 17, 2023

Biden Plans to Turn Student Loans into Delayed Grants

The Biden administration has released its plans to introduce a new income-driven repayment program for student loans. The proposed regulations are as bad as the early indications hinted they would be. For those just getting up to speed, a standard loan uses a fixed monthly payment and a predetermined number of payments (e.g., a car […]

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Anthropology, Human Rights, and Hume’s Guillotine

While reading the American Anthropological Association’s (AAA) Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights, I found myself in a situation similar to that confronted by David Hume some centuries ago. Hume, on reading the leading moral philosophers of his day, outlines the problem in these terms: In every system of morality, which I have hitherto met […]

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