Legal Immigration Into the United States

Jacques Delacroix jdelacroixliberty@gmail.com I am grateful to Stephen Cox, Editor of Liberty Unbound for firm editorial suggestions and for civilized contradiction. This an essay about legal immigration. It includes a theoretical framework, essential facts, and subjective opinions. In this old-fashioned piece, there is no pretense of scholarly detachment. It’s a personal endeavor that I hope … Continue reading Legal Immigration Into the United States

Legal Immigration Into the United States: Introduction (Part 1 of 6)

This an essay about legal immigration. It includes a theoretical framework, essential facts, and subjective opinions. In this old-fashioned piece, there is no pretense of scholarly detachment. It’s a personal endeavor that I hope will be useful to others. I don’t have a hidden agenda but topical preferences I think I make clear. Footnote 1 … Continue reading Legal Immigration Into the United States: Introduction (Part 1 of 6)

White Supremacists

“White supremacy” has become a central part of the left’s narrative. In an hour and a half of casual news watching on television in early October 2017, for example, I heard three references to white supremacy. That’s more than I did in the decade 2005 to 2015, I believe. One utterance came from the sports … Continue reading White Supremacists

Un ultra-libéral et Donald Trump

Je suis en contact intermittent avec un copain de lycée (presque 60 ans plus tard!) Dernièrement, il m’ a écrit ceci: “…c’est vrai que je n’ai pas récemment formulé d’avis sur tes dernières livraisons [sur Facebook et sur mon blog-J.D.] dont beaucoup se rapportent à des sujets typiquement américains sur lesquels je n’ai pas d’opinion … Continue reading Un ultra-libéral et Donald Trump

Trade: Is Obama Right This Time?

I was hoping to sit this one out. I mean the multiple discords about the new Pacific trade treaty proposed by President Obama. I feel I need to lend a hand because there are good reasons to be confused. Plus, I taught international business for twenty-five years. My voice just might be useful this time. … Continue reading Trade: Is Obama Right This Time?

Protectionism and Job Loss: Part Nine of a Nine Steps Series (And Last, I Think.)

This is the last installment of a series of nine short essays in which I attempted to explain a topic that is both important and misunderstood by many intelligent people: protectionism and its obverse, free trade.  […] When economic actors, people and organizations, switch from doing what they don’t do very well to what they … Continue reading Protectionism and Job Loss: Part Nine of a Nine Steps Series (And Last, I Think.)