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Your Socialism Is Bad and You Should Feel Bad

But the bad news about socialism is not limited to economic deprivation for the masses. The system also leads in many cases to totalitarianism.

The Pros and Cons of Small-Town Living

Over 80% of Americans now live in urban areas.

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

They've been taught to see anger as a virtue. 

The Loneliness of the Middle-aged Man

As well as his family, a man needs friends.
 

What Deep Throat Could Teach Us About Fake News

The only way we can get out of this mess is to stop using the internet as a crutch for thinking.

Are We Focusing Too Much on Gender Discrimination?

The emotional quest for gender equality may be hurting, not helping, the female cause.

What’s So Wrong with Melania Trump Dressing Like a Lady?

The pink, formal, ladylike dress Melania wore to the Easter Egg Roll didn't meet with everyone's approval.

Scientist: There is No Battle Between Religion and Science

Francis Collins, a world-leading geneticist, says there need be no conflict between religion and science. 

Should the Government Stop Using Taxes to Promote 'Virtue'?

As you may know, the federal tax code is not just for generating revenue. It’s also intended to achieve certain social aims. 

College Libraries are Purging Book Collections. Are They Discarding Thought as Well?

Some campus libraries are removing thousands of titles to make room for more digital study spaces, meeting areas, and even nap pods.

10 Ways to Know You’re Being Gaslighted

When sociopaths and narcissists try to make you feel crazy, resist.

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

The U.S. is not fully socialized, but already we see the disastrous effects of a politicized society.

Did Respect Go Out the Door When We Abandoned ‘Mr.’ and ‘Mrs.’? (See Chart)

Do titles like Mr. and Miss set up boundaries which encourage greater respect for the individual?

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

If one looks beyond the headlines, one will see New York's free tuition program is just another scholarship program.

Study: Political Bias is Bipartisan

As such a study makes perfectly clear, we’re all biased. The question is, what are we going to do with that knowledge?

How the Ethanol Mandate is Destroying America’s Prairies

According to a new report, 95% of the 240 million acres of prairie land that once blanketed the American interior is now gone.

The Science of Why People Don’t Listen to Facts

According to recent science, it’s a function of evolution and humans’ need to adapt.

How I Caught Pope Francis Sharing Fake News

A memorable vignette Pope Francis is fond of reciting is nowhere in the novel he claims it to be.

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

Berkeley has become a favorite battleground for budding political street warriors.

Is Berkeley the Fort Sumter of a New Civil War?

Could the college town where the “Free Speech Movement” began be the place where it ends?

Huffington Post Gets Duped By White Guy Posing as Feminist

On April 13, the Huffington Post published an editorial advocating stripping white men of voting rights. It went viral, but then things got weird.

How Latin is Helping Inner City Youths Strive and Succeed

The Boys' Latin School has revived the dead language and made it a cornerstone in their curriculum for disadvantaged, minority students in Philly.

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Under the leadership of Governor Andre Cuomo, New York recently adopted a free-tuition scheme.  

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