Articles by Joshua Schmid


Human Nature at Work in Free Markets

When they framed the United States Constitution, the Founders were not simply politicians attempting to maintain their own temporary power. Being well-versed in history, philosophy, and the classics, they instead sought to create a system of government that would best suit man and his natural inclinations. The Founders concluded, as…


The Evolution of Political Principles in the United States

The Founders established the United States on a series of governing principles based upon the theories of natural law and limited government. As the country grew, its political doctrines underwent a series of changes, and by the early 1900s the Progressive movement emerged as one of the most important ideologies…