Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:03 am MDT
What is a nation? This simple question has been at the heart of political philosophy and historical debate for hundreds of years.
Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 2:08 pm MDT
The human instinct for trade has deep historical roots, but its economic, social and political importance has risen in recent times due to industrialization, technological advance and globalization.
Published: Monday, August 4, 2014 10:30 am MDT
In an effort to alleviate poverty, the United States government spends billions of dollars annually in foreign aid. But there is a growing consensus on the type of aid that is most effective: providing skills a...
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:34 pm MDT
Graduation from college with massive amounts of debt may delay large purchases, such as homes and cars; it can delay savings and investment for retirement; it can steer potential entrepreneurs away from startin...
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 7:52 pm MDT
Poverty has been, and continues to be, one of the major problems facing both developed and non-developed countries across the world.
Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 11:06 pm MDT
In the past 25 years, over 2 billion people have gained access to improved sources of drinking water.
Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:52 am MDT
Imagine that you are online and all of the sudden you have the urge to participate in a lottery. A daylater, you discover that you have won $100 million. You now have it made, right?
Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 9:44 am MDT
Is it possible to eradicate poverty? The answer to this question seems to have become more and more optimistic over the past several decades.
Published: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:20 pm MDT
In theory, employee ownership through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is an almost perfect idea, since it benefits employees and businesses equally and simultaneously.
Published: Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:45 pm MDT
A for-profit company named Dignity Coco aims to improve the employment, pay, safety and environmental situation in the Philippines.