More and better (without the) blues

In his 1990 film Mo' Better Blues, director Spike Lee dissects the life of fictional trumpeter Bleek Gilliam as he struggles to find, as described by reviewers Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, a proper balance between work and love. "Work," according to psychiatrist Jay Rohrlich (as cited in their review), "is oriented to the future, to goals; love demands the present." Bill McKibben, in his brand-new book, Deep Economy, hits on this same theme  - that more (the result of work) and better (the result of love) may not always be congruent.  The Vermont Sunday school teacher (and Middlebury scholar) spent [...]

By |2012-09-16T22:34:42-04:00May 20th, 2007|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on More and better (without the) blues

Addressing the root causes of illegal immigration

Was it really just 20 years ago that the United States “solved” its illegal immigration problem with the Simpson-Mazzoli Act? Then why do we now have 12 million new “extralegal” immigrants in this country? And what are we going to do about it?

By |2012-11-13T15:13:16-04:00June 29th, 2006|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Addressing the root causes of illegal immigration

Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom

Freedom 21, of which CFACT was a co-founding organization, is a coalition of groups that came together, quite literally, in the waning days of the last century, to build a domestic and international movement that could promote freedom as the guiding principle for the 21st Century and beyond.

By |2013-10-17T09:58:38-04:00August 1st, 2004|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom