Yesterday, I had a chance to speak to the Senate Human Services Subcommittee about three short – but powerful – bills that represent a compassionate, common-sense step towards making a South Carolina a state where every person has the opportunity to reach their full, God-given potential. In the throws and aftermath of the 2008 recession,
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In this exclusive conversation with Palmetto Promise's Senior Fellow Dr. Oran P. Smith, Arthur Brooks explains how public policy in South Carolina can be more effective. The solution is simpler than you might think!
Since the 1970’s, billions of people worldwide have been lifted out of poverty because of the free-market engine enabling upward mobility. But what about right here at home? How do we help those who struggle economically? Arthur C. Brooks, President of American Enterprise Institute and featured guest at next week’s Conversation and Dinner in Columbia,
“When many people assess the political landscape, they see two choices: a heartless, pragmatic party on the right and an imprudent but compassionate party on the left. Americans are good people, so given that rotten choice, compassion almost always win.” -Arthur C. Brooks, “The Conservative Heart” Have you ever noticed how much the concept of
What does it look like to move away from treating people as a demographic and treating people as the unique individuals they are?
This week's Wren Report is about our upcoming event with Arthur Brooks and our trip to Rock Hill to be on the radio show Straight Talk.
This week, Palmetto Promise partnered with our North Carolina friends at the Civitas Institute and the John Locke Foundation in hosting...
Economics is a logical science. Economists use mathematics, graphs, and plain logic to map out consequences of policies. Sounds simple, right? Is anything as simple as it sounds?
Join the Palmetto Promise Institute for a special luncheon and Book signing featuring the President of the American Enterprise Institute – Arthur C. Brooks.