Publications

  • “Slavery Reparations? We Already Tried Them And They Didn’t Work,” American Conservative (October 17, 2020).
  • “Just Like Freud’s Psychoanalysis, Critical Race Theory Will Ultimately Collapse,” The Federalist (September 23, 2020).
  • “Trading Social Science for Social Intimidation,” American Conservative (September 10, 2020). 
  • “How the Replication Crisis Undermines Government by Bureaucracy,” The Federalist (August 19, 2020).
  • “America’s Faithful Are Better Prepared for the Coming Anti-Government Rage,” American Thinker (June 23, 2020).
  • “Our Pain in Isolation Presents a Chance for Spiritual Re-Awakening,” The Federalist (June 20, 2020).
  • Living Spiritually in the Material World. New York, Fidelis Books, 2020.
  • “Taking God Back to Work,” The Christian Post (June 11, 2020).
  • “The Subtle Tyranny of the ‘Expert’ Class,” American Conservative (May 11, 2020).
  • “The Spiritual Remedy for Self-Quarantine Cabin Fever,” The Christian Post (April 17, 2020).
  • “America’s Early College Presidents and the Coronavirus,” The Christian Post (March 31, 2020).
  • “How America’s Looming Debt Crisis Could Spark the Next Great Awakening,” The Federalist (January 16, 2020).
  • “In the Coming Crisis, Bad Bureaucrats Will Be the First to Go,” American Conservative (January 13, 2020).
  • “Elizabeth Warren Flipped, Then Flopped, on School Choice,” American Conservative (November 14, 2019).
  • “Public School Cronyism Is Fueling the Pension Crisis,” American Conservative (August 13, 2019).
  • “Russian Totalitarianism’s Bravest Dissidents Explain How to Defeat Socialism,” The Federalist (July 25, 2019).
  • “School Choice Can Help Financially Troubled States,” Real Clear Policy (March 12, 2019).
  • “How Americans’ Social Distrust Points the Way to Religious Revival,” The Federalist (January 23, 2019).
  • “The Culture War Over Our Fiscal Crisis,” American Conservative (January 22, 2019).
  • “Psychology Finally Finds God,” American Conservative (December 10, 2018).
  • “How the Looming Public Pensions Crisis Could Be a Boon for Religious Schools,” PJ Media (November 7, 2018).
  • “When the U.S. Goes Bankrupt, Here’s Who gets Out with the Least Pain,” The Federalist (October 28, 2018).
  • “The Pension Crisis Is Starting to Hit Home.  School Choice Might Be the Only Answer,” National Review (January 26, 2018).
  • “Will Tax Reform Spur States to Embrace School Choice?” Real Clear Policy (January 16, 2018).
  • “Today’s Education Reforms Benefit Religion Too,” Religion & Liberty, volume 27, number 4 (November 20, 2017).
  • “How School Choice Can Solve States’ Huge Debt and Pension Woes,” The Federalist (November 20, 2017).
  • “Finding God on a Mars Colony,” Wall Street Journal (November 17, 2017).
  • “The Moral Case for Letting Connecticut Go Under,” Real Clear Policy (May 26, 2017).
  • “We’re Afraid of Robots Because We Don’t Believe in God,” The Federalist (May 24, 2017).
  • “Why Pay Full Pensions to Unions That Bankrupted Taxpayers’ Pockets and Kids’ Minds?” The Federalist (February 11, 2017).
  • “Did Connecticut’s Governor Just Admit His State Is Bankrupt?” The Daily Caller (February 8, 2017).
  • “Public Pension Crisis Bodes Il for Coastal Democrats,” Real Clear Policy (February 1, 2017).
  • “Good News about Public Pension Bad News,” Real Clear Policy (November 18, 2016).
  • “Why Trump Survives His Exaggerations and Improprieties,” The Daily Caller (September 26, 2016).
  • “Save Public Pensions with School Choice,” Real Clear Policy (September 9, 2016).
  • “Nuclear Waste: Human Danger or Hidden Opportunity,” Real Clear Energy (August 23, 2016).
  • “What Potential VP Pick Warren Doesn’t Want Democrats to Know,” The Daily Caller (July 7, 2016).
  • “Don’t Surrender to the Robots,” American Conservative (June 13, 2016).
  • “Political Correctness Is a Mask for Leftists’ Intellectual Insecurity,” The Federalist (February 12, 2016).
  • “Climate Change Solution from the Moon,” Real Clear Policy (December 1, 2015).
  • “How Moon Gas Could Solve Climate Change,” The Federalist (November 11, 2015).
  • “Getting Kids Out of Dangerous Schools,” Real Clear Policy (November 9, 2015).
  • “Why Low Interest Rates Mean Big Bills,” The Federalist (October 19, 2015).
  • “Democrats’ Income Inequality Theme Betrays a Fatal Party Weakness,” The Daily Caller (October 12, 2015).
  • “School Choice Can Help Quell Urban Violence,” The Daily Caller (September 28, 2015).
  • “Robots Don’t Mean the End of Human Labor,” Wall Street Journal. (August 24, 2015), p. A13.
  • “Why Connecticut Is Self-Destructing,” Real Clear Policy (June 9, 2015).
  • “Obamacare’s Most Hated (and Best) Part,” Real Clear Policy (February 12, 2015).
  • “Elizabeth Warren’s Achilles Heel: Her Support for School Choice,” The Federalist (January 15, 2015).
  • “Free Community College Is Already Here,” Real Clear Policy (January 13, 2015).
  • “The Other Sixties Revolution Has Unexpectedly Returned,” The Federalist (January 6, 2015).
  • “An Ideological Victory Over the Castro Brothers Is Not Enough,” The American Spectator (December 23, 2014).
  • “Make Offers to Public Employees They Can’t Refuse,” The American Spectator (October 31, 2014).
  • “Why the Nationwide Pension Crisis Is an Opportunity to Reinvigorate Society,” The Federalist (September 26, 2014).
  • “In Praise of Limousine Liberals,” The American Spectator (August 22, 2014).
  • “Public Pensions: Making Good on Bad Promises,” Real Clear Policy (August 18, 2014).
  • “Fiscal Crisis and the Fate of Liberalism,” AmericanThinker.com (June 28, 2014).
  • “Big Spending on School Infrastructure Is Bad Policy,” AmericanThinker.com (April 12, 2014).
  • “The Real Social Darwinists,” AmericanThinker.com (August 20, 2013).
  • “Fiscal Reformer as Spiritual Healer,” AmericanThinker.com (July 14, 2013).
  • Beyond Depression.  Minneapolis, Think Piece Publishing, 2013.
  • “Character Formation and the Origins of A.A.,” The New Atlantis. (Winter-Spring, 2013), pp. 100-111.
  • “How Local Politics Has Been Undermined,” Real Clear Policy (January 2, 2013).
  • “The Hidden Revolution in Online Learning,” Wall Street Journal. (December 27, 2012), p. A13.
  • “Human Trafficking: The Other Good Reason to Reform Immigration,” The Freeman. (November, 2012), pp. 6-8.
  • “How to Cut Spending at the Grass Roots,” Wall Street Journal. (October 27, 2012), p. A13.
  • “The High Cost of Government Waste,” The American. (January 12, 2012).
  • “Meet the Suburban Parents: the Other Obstacle to School Reform,” The American Spectator. (June, 2011), pp. 24-27.
  • “Religious Alternatives to the Public Sector,” The American. (May 24, 2011).
  • “Liberal Self-dealing and Financial Crises,” Investor’s Business Daily. (January 5, 2011), p. A11.
  • “A Presidential Tax Cut for Liberal Elites,” Investor’s Business Daily. (September 20, 2010), p. A19.
  • “Europe’s Phony War on Tax Evasion,” Human Events.com  (February 13, 2010).
  • “The Unseen Culprits in America’s Financial Crisis,” Human Events.com  (January 21, 2009).
  • How to Reduce Property Taxes with a Citizens Audit Committee (collaboration), Yankee Institute (June, 2009).
  • “Connecticut Faces a School Tax Revolt,” Wall Street Journal.  (August 23-34, 2008), p. A9.
  • The Coming Showdown with Public Labor, Yankee Institute (June, 2008).
  • “The Coming Showdown with Public Labor,” Human Events.com  (March 12, 2008).
  • “Yankee Ingenuity” (with Daniel Gressel), Wall Street Journal.  (July 1, 2007), p. A6.
  • Free College for High School Students, Yankee Institute (January, 2007).
  • “The Coming Crisis in Suburban Schooling,” The American Enterprise.  (July / August, 2006), pp. 26-28.  Research funded in part by the State Think Tank Fund.
  • “The Special Education Scare,” in D. Salisbury & J. Tooley, eds., What America Can Learn from School Choice in Other Countries.  Washington, DC; Cato Institute; 2005.
  • “School Choice and the Mainline Protestant Future,” Faith & Freedom. (Summer, 2005), pp. 18-20.
  • “Separate the Professions from the State,” The Freeman. (December, 2004), pp. 16-20.  Research funded in part by a grant from the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.
  • The Early Graduation Reward Plan: Helping High School Students Mature While Municipalities Reduce Spending, Yankee Institute (October, 2004).  Research funded in part by a grant from the Vernon K. Krieble Foundation.
  • “What Would Be Left of Social Democracy without the Right,” Investor’s Business Daily. (August 3, 2004), p. A14.  Research funded by the Yankee Charitable Trust.
  • “Benefits of Choice Go Beyond Schools and Into Economy,” Investor’s Business Daily. (June 7, 2004), p. A18. Research funded in part by a grant from the Roe Foundation.
  • “Magic Bullet,” The American Enterprise. (October-November, 2003), pp. 42-43.  Research funded in part by a grant from the Jaquelin Hume Foundation.
  • “More Choices for Disabled Kids: Lessons from Abroad,” Policy Review. (April-May, 2002), pp. 41-52.  Research funded by a grant from the Milbank Foundation for Rehabilitation.
  • “Christianity and the Space Program,” New Oxford Review.  (January, 2002), pp. 14-24.
  • “Private Ratings,” The National Review. (September 25, 1995), pp. 81-83.
  • “Religion’s Challenge to Psychology,” Public Interest. (Summer, 1995), pp. 79+. Reprinted in Current.
  • “These Think Tanks Think Small,” Christian Science Monitor. (June 27, 1995), opinion/essay page.
  • Spirituality and Competition.  Center City (MN), Hazelden, 1994.
  • Growing Wiser.  Center City (MN), Hazelden, 1994.
  • “From Churches: a New Kind of Healing,” Wall Street Journal. (July 5, 1994), op ed page (p. A-12).
  • “Will Organized Religion Take Over Addiction Treatment?” Professional Counselor. (June, 1994), pp. 26-33.
  • “Ethical Therapy,” New Realities. (January-February, 1989), pp. 33-39.
  • To Thine Own Self Be True: the Relationship between Spiritual Values & Emotional Health.  New York, Doubleday, 1987 (revised ’89).
  • Psychology, What’s in It for Us?: an Introductory Text (senior author).  New York, Random House, 1976.
  • Gomorrah (novel; 2nd author).  New York, Doubleday Science Fiction, 1974.
  • Biofeedback (2nd author).  Philadelphia, Lippincott (now Harper-Collins), 1973.
  • “Communes and the Work Crisis,” Nation. (November 9, 1970), pp. 460-463.
  • Requiem for Democracy?: Inquiry into the Limits of Behavior Control (1st author).  NY, Holt-Rinehart,1970.
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