There is a significant number of colleges and universities with large endowments. Do the students benefit in terms of better teaching and lower costs? These issues are addressed in this article.
Concerns about mass shootings are up. The NRA argues that Americans would be safer if they carried guns. The article looks closely at the NRA claim.
We hear continually of how expensive it has become to go to college. The oft-mentioned alleged culprits are higher faculty salaries and a growing cadre of administrators. This is not the case. The article goes part of the way in explaining what has happened.
There are a growing number of winemakers who buy rather than “farm” their wine. At the same time, wines from certain regions get a large price premium. Weather predictions for these regions are not good. Will it result in more fraud in the wine industry?