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The Strange Death of Europe

The Strange Death of Europe

Is Europe in danger of a "demographic suicide"?

How the Social Gospel Movement Explains the Roots of Today’s Religious Left

How the Social Gospel Movement Explains the Roots of Today’s Religious Left

Can the religious left achieve the public status of the religious right?

How Much Money Each State Saves Thanks to Homeschooling

How Much Money Each State Saves Thanks to Homeschooling

With savings like these, doesn't it seem like states would want to encourage more parents to homeschool?

Star Wars Actor Rips Game of Thrones: ‘No Black People’

Star Wars Actor Rips Game of Thrones: ‘No Black People’

Star Wars actor John Boyega took a shot at HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones during a recent GQ interview.

To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

To Fix Healthcare, We Need to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

There's been little reason to celebrate the GOP's effort at an Obamacare repeal. And now that the effort appears doomed, there seems to be little reason for prolonged lamentation. 

How Do U.S. Reading Habits Compare to the Rest of the World?

How Do U.S. Reading Habits Compare to the Rest of the World?

15 facts about books, literacy, and publishing

What Children Lose By Not Gardening

What Children Lose By Not Gardening

Are parents overlooking an activity which can give their children long-term growth in a number of areas?

John Ruskin—8 Profound and Relevant Thoughts on Education

John Ruskin—8 Profound and Relevant Thoughts on Education

From the English artist and author who inspired such figures as Gandhi and G.K. Chesterton. 

8 Facts to Know about the Stone Which Broke the Code of History

8 Facts to Know about the Stone Which Broke the Code of History

As the most popular artifact in the British Museum, it sees most of the Museum's 6.8 million visitors each year.

Why are Children Learning to Adult from YouTube Stars?

Why are Children Learning to Adult from YouTube Stars?

Can we really blame young adults for behaving like children if they’ve had few opportunities to be personally trained to cook or clean?

How Radical Feminism Sowed the Seeds of Our Transgender Moment

How Radical Feminism Sowed the Seeds of Our Transgender Moment

To be sure, no feminist had transgenderism in mind during the founding of the movement. But therein lies the irony—the radical feminist logic laid down by Beauvoir now finds its latest fulfillment in the transgender movement of 2017.

A Failed Defense of Campus Kangaroo Courts

A Failed Defense of Campus Kangaroo Courts

It’s a mistake to convict accused students by skirting due process and lowering evidentiary standards.

My University Treated Me Like a Criminal Over a Joke

My University Treated Me Like a Criminal Over a Joke

I conclude that Johns Hopkins would rather have a sacrificial lamb to appease student protesters than to provide a faculty member with any semblance of due process.

Half of Class of 2016 are ‘A’ Students—Even Though Their SAT Scores Stink

Half of Class of 2016 are ‘A’ Students—Even Though Their SAT Scores Stink

While an easy A was once a rare occurrence, such is no longer the case.

How Classic Cartoons Created a Culturally Literate Generation

How Classic Cartoons Created a Culturally Literate Generation

The cartoons from our parents' and grandparents' generations weren't mind-numbing - they were an important pathway to knowledge.

Social Security is Sinking

Social Security is Sinking

Trustees project that the Social Security trust fund will be tapped out by 2034. But don't expect action from Washington, D.C.

Is Russia Part of Western Civilization?

Is Russia Part of Western Civilization?

Dennis Prager and others frequently juxtapose Russia and Western Civilization. But is that correct? 

'Hate Facts' - Yes, People Are Now Using That Term

'Hate Facts' - Yes, People Are Now Using That Term

The word “fact” serves its purpose much better when not preceded by lawyerly or political adjectives.

Do Psychopaths Have Feelings?

Do Psychopaths Have Feelings?

The psychopath is often portrayed as cold-blooded and fearless, and, most of all, as a predator incapable of human emotion.

Has Star Wars Become a False Idol for Lost and Distracted Souls?

Has Star Wars Become a False Idol for Lost and Distracted Souls?

Star Wars is an icon of the modern idol of distraction that has become the destiny of a generation of lost souls. Modernity’s enchantment with the film is rooted in a religious hunger for transcendence—but God has been left off the modern menu…

Where Have All the Children Gone?

Where Have All the Children Gone?

They are contained in structured, adult-led, indoor activities. 

‘Study History’—Defense Secretary’s Advice to Anxious Americans

‘Study History’—Defense Secretary’s Advice to Anxious Americans

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis surprisingly granted an interview request to a high school newspaper, and provided some interesting thoughts on education. 

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless

Ever wondered if homework is another word for busywork?

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