Southerners

Opinion Columnists

Farm Bill a “win” for Alabama

Three years ago I was standing in Ed White’s peanut field in Headland seeing first-hand the day-to-day operations that go into his family farm. Read more

The human face of economic freedom

Examining the effects of economic freedom is a core part of the mission of the Johnson Center. Economic freedom is the freedom for individuals to ... Read more

The time for action is now

Imagine this. You’re floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a small boat with no food and no water. You’re alone—a little blip ... Read more

Bitcoin brings history to life

When I was young our elementary school classes would take field trips to Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum in suburban Detroit. Read more

Remembering the snow

Before I moved down to Alabama, I lived up north for most of my life. When it started snowing this week, it brought back a ... Read more