In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.

What Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Can Teach Us About Success and Human Nature

What Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Can Teach Us About Success and Human Nature

In his 'Meditations,' Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius observed that a key to growth is training ourselves to do the things we don't wish to do.

Why the Millennials are Socialists

Why the Millennials are Socialists

If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships

Is it time to stop treating the traditional, rough-and-tumble boy like a dangerous creature who must be toned down to suit feminized society?

Identity Politics Is Now Undermining Science

Identity Politics Is Now Undermining Science

As Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute shows, the push for diversity has become a clear and present danger to scientific progress.

Victor Davis Hanson: The True Threat to America’s Civil Liberties Is It’s Law-Breaking Intelligence Apparatus

Victor Davis Hanson: The True Threat to America’s Civil Liberties Is It’s Law-Breaking Intelligence Apparatus

This is the way democracies end—not with a loud boisterous bang, but with insidious and self-righteous whimpers.

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The Real Show Stealer at the Royal Wedding Wasn't the American Preacher

The newlyweds were given a lot to chew on besides diversity and inclusiveness.

Patriotism: Why So Many Intellectuals Can’t Understand It

Patriotism: Why So Many Intellectuals Can’t Understand It

Sam Haselby says this “should be the end times” for American patriotism. Yet the opposite seems to be happening, and he can’t understand why.

The Intellectual Absurdity of Championing Diversity While Condemning 'Cultural Appropriation'

The Intellectual Absurdity of Championing Diversity While Condemning 'Cultural Appropriation'

It’s not cultural appropriation, it’s “cultural appreciation.”

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Recognizing a problem is the first step toward solving it.

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

Many major media outlets report misleadingly small figures for teacher pay. By failing to reveal all aspects of teacher compensation, these outlets hid the true costs to taxpayers.

Why It's Time to Stop Mocking Sex Education that Teaches 'Just Say No'

Why It's Time to Stop Mocking Sex Education that Teaches 'Just Say No'

For decades, sexual progressives have ridiculed sex education for teens that focuses on abstinence until marriage, or “saying no”, but it becomes more and more obvious that “no” is the one word that young people most need to practise.

How the Media Just Created a Powerful New Lie About Trump

How the Media Just Created a Powerful New Lie About Trump

If you’ve been scanning news headlines in the past 24 hours, you might have read that President Donald Trump on Wednesday called immigrants “animals.”

Why More Regulations Won’t Fix the Financial Sector's Problems

Why More Regulations Won’t Fix the Financial Sector's Problems

The financial sector has evolved to become one of the largest sectors in developed economies—and probably the most criticized.

Seattle's Brazen Tax Grab Ignores the Unintended Economic Consequences

Seattle's Brazen Tax Grab Ignores the Unintended Economic Consequences

On Monday, the City Council continued this pattern by voting to implement a new “employment tax” on large Seattle-based businesses.

Yanny or Laurel? It’s Your Brain Not Your Ears That Decides

Yanny or Laurel? It’s Your Brain Not Your Ears That Decides

As a speech scientist, I never thought I’d see so much excitement on social media about one tiny little word.

Obamacare Is in a 'Death Spiral.' Who's to Blame?

Obamacare Is in a 'Death Spiral.' Who's to Blame?

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell says that Obamacare is collapsing and Republicans are to blame. Is she right?

Therapist Explains Why Parents Should Not Seek ‘Consent’ to Change Their Child’s Diaper

Therapist Explains Why Parents Should Not Seek ‘Consent’ to Change Their Child’s Diaper

As anyone who has ever changed a diaper will tell you, obtaining consent for it isn’t as easy as getting a few coos and giggles.

Is Justice a Matter of Truth or Power?

Is Justice a Matter of Truth or Power?

Twenty-five hundred years ago Socrates asked a Sophist orator named Thrasymachus the meaning of justice. It's a question we're still struggling to answer.

Ethanol Is a Never-Ending Gravy Train for Corn Farmers and Ethanol Producers. But What About the Rest of America?

Ethanol Is a Never-Ending Gravy Train for Corn Farmers and Ethanol Producers. But What About the Rest of America?

Like most people I’ve spoken with, I have no innate, inflexible antipathy to ethanol in gasoline. What upsets me are the deceptive claims used to justify adding mostly corn-based ethanol to this indispensable fuel....

Kanye West Threatens the Democratic Party’s Hold on Black Americans

Kanye West Threatens the Democratic Party’s Hold on Black Americans

In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party.

3 Stoic Lessons That Can Help Heal Our Toxic Political Culture

3 Stoic Lessons That Can Help Heal Our Toxic Political Culture

Back in the days of Ancient Rome and Greece, the founding fathers of the stoic school of philosophy taught the importance of clear-mindedness and rationalism in the development both of the self and of society.

Do Barn Weddings Diminish the Solemnity of Marriage?

Do Barn Weddings Diminish the Solemnity of Marriage?

Might the latest wedding trend detract from the solemnity of marriage?

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