What's a Charter School?

Charter schools are public schools that receive government funding but enjoy more independence from state and district regulations. Charter schools have been an important part of Louisiana education for a while, and a recent study found that Louisiana charter school students make more academic progress than their public school counterparts. Charter schools are the new […]

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School Choice: The Basics

Many children across Mississippi are shifting to “back-to-school” mode this week. Unfortunately, many children are going back to school and failing to get the solid education which will help them succeed in life. In order to remedy this problem, many parents and politicians often lobby for more “school choice.” Many children across Mississippi are shifting […]

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What is Economic Profit?

What is profit? Is it wrong to profit? Before answering that question, maybe we should start with a more mundane question: What do profits do? What is profit? Is it wrong to profit? Before answering that question, maybe we should start with a more mundane question: What do profits do? Or, how does the system […]

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VSporto founder discusses Bulldog & Rebel Sports Radio

Mississippi entrepreneur Keith Jasper of VSporto talks about developing his 24-hour, team-specific internet radio stations. Mississippi entrepreneur Keith Jasper of VSporto talks about developing his 24-hour, team-specific internet radio stations and a business plan. State and Ole Miss fans can check out “Bulldog Sports Radio” and “Rebel Sports Radio” at vsporto.com.

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Bigger Pie Video: The Faces of Kemper

Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Gulf Coast residents weigh in on electric bill increases that will fund Mississippi Power’s Kemper County clean coal plant. Upcoming electricity bill increases due to Mississippi Power Company’s $4-billion clean coal plant under construction in Kemper […]

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What is Entrepreneurship?

Are business and entrepreneurship fundamentally a positive force in society? Are business and entrepreneurship fundamentally a positive force in society? Throughout history, business has played a crucial part in the growth and advancement of civilization. However, some people — particularly those who see more crony capitalism than capitalism — have mixed feelings about it. From […]

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Investigation of DMR cronyism continues

New federal audit says federal funds were used for land buys and projects that benefited family, friends and associates of former Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Director Bill Walker. Since October 2012, the Sun Herald has reviewed thousands of public records, faithfully reporting about cronyism and abuse at Mississippi’s Department of Marine Resources as revealed […]

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