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A topic is a healthy yet digestible serving of information on important ideas and policy issues. We take academic, think tank, government, and historical research, and slice and dice it up into quotes, charts & graphs, commentary, studies, videos, podcasts, primary documents, books, and even links to other sites. All of the researched material is linked and sourced so you can feel secure sharing it with friends, family, associates, and others.

As contentions increase over the growing regulations Americans face, this topic takes a look at the...
Fourth Amendment's history and philosophical basis, offering a look at the contemporary legal...
Third-wave feminism is said to begin in the early 1990s in response to a perceived backlash against...
Study the detrimental "bread and circuses" trend of ancient Rome through quotes, primary...
Global warming is the front and center topic of many policy discussions around the world. Often the...
Learn about the history and status of Social Security through quotes, charts and graphs, videos,...
The 1st Amendment's religion clauses are widely cited and adhered to by both religious and non...
This topic explores the lives and actions of the 19th century Robber Barons. It includes research,...
America and oil, a brief history with quotes, charts, graphs, commentary, analysis, and more on...
Dewey, Pragmatism, progressive education information with history, background, impact, philosophy,...
Homeschooling as education reform information including background, history, successes, development...
Inflation/deflation information including an introduction, charts & graphs, quotes, analysis,...
Definition of education from progressive, conservative, classical liberal perspectives views with...
Prudence is often listed as one of the "four cardinal virtues," so named because they...
This topic overview provides a comprehensive examination of minimum wage and living wage laws. It...
This topic page provides an overview on the 2007-2009 recession. It covers many different aspects:...
10th Amendment, Federalism, States' Rights information and historical background including...
This topic overview examines the exceptionalism of the American regime's origin and creation...