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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.

Prudence is often listed as one of the "four cardinal virtues," so named because they...
Global warming is the front and center topic of many policy discussions around the world. Often the...
This topic overview examines the exceptionalism of the American regime's origin and creation...
This topic takes a look at the arguments for and against government growth. Additionally, it traces...
As contentions increase over the growing regulations Americans face, this topic takes a look at the...
Study the detrimental "bread and circuses" trend of ancient Rome through quotes, primary...
Inflation/deflation information including an introduction, charts & graphs, quotes, analysis,...
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,...
Dewey, Pragmatism, progressive education information with history, background, impact, philosophy,...
Learn about the history and status of Social Security through quotes, charts and graphs, videos,...
Definition of education from progressive, conservative, classical liberal perspectives views with...
America and oil, a brief history with quotes, charts, graphs, commentary, analysis, and more on...
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...
Fourth Amendment's history and philosophical basis, offering a look at the contemporary legal...
An introduction to Keynesian economic theory, history, and practice through quotes, charts and...
Homeschooling as education reform information including background, history, successes, development...