William Beranek


Letter: Terrorism policy flawed

On Dec. 6, President Obama sought to calm us with the reassuring words, “The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it.” This... Read more

Guest Column: Détente between United States and Cuba mainly is good for...

 

President Obama recently surprised us with the announcement of the abandoning of our half-century trade embargo against Cuba.

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Guest Column: Envy and the paranoia of income equality - economic...

 

Psychologists dichotomize envy into two types.

Benign envy is kindly, where the individual is inspired by another’s personal... Read more

Guest Column: Harm of minimum-wage laws is neglected and poorly...

 

If our nation’s objective is to raise unemployment among the unskilled, less experienced, entry-level workers, we could not find a... Read more

Guest Column: Incomes are neither distributed nor shared; they are...

 

For decades, our media have bombarded us with income pie charts and bar graphs, showing the share of the nation’s annual income that... Read more

Guest Column: Helping the invisible hand: Consumers have more clout...

 

Journalists and economists have emphasized the role of consumers, especially in recessions, as being – well, mere consumers, whose... Read more