Why capitalism is Christian

by Brian Russell -- I'm a non-Catholic who generally admires Pope Francis, but he loses me when "social justice" morphs into social-ism. While I'm loath to pick an argument with the pope more…

The new 'ADD': America Dysmorphic Disorder

by Brian Russell -- There's a psychological condition called Body Dysmorphic Disorder, or BDD, in which afflicted individuals perceive their bodies as profoundly distorted, deeply flawed and in need of never-ending remediation. more…

Like Uncle Sam – with 8 fewer zeroes

by Brian Russell -- Imagine a guy named Sam who earned approximately $23,000 but spent approximately $35,000 in 2012, while already in debt to the tune of over $160,000. And imagine that more…

'Tough love' – the solution to violence

by Brian Russell -- Beginning in earnest with the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., last summer and reaching a fever pitch since the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., in December, more…

Where have all the journalists gone?

by Brian Russell -- When left-leaning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. and I agree that something's bad, you know it's really bad. Pitts and I both have criticized the Journal News, an Upstate more…

Obama: A 'CEO' who hasn't learned a thing

by Brian Russell -- Despite dedicating a substantial amount of my professional time to cable news punditry in recent years, I continue to teach a university course on management and to provide more…