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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.

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,...
As contentions increase over the growing regulations Americans face, this topic takes a look at the...
The 1st Amendment's religion clauses are widely cited and adhered to by both religious and non...
10th Amendment, Federalism, States' Rights information and historical background including...
Study the detrimental "bread and circuses" trend of ancient Rome through quotes, primary...
This topic takes a look at the arguments for and against government growth. Additionally, it traces...
Definition of education from progressive, conservative, classical liberal perspectives views with...
Fourth Amendment's history and philosophical basis, offering a look at the contemporary legal...
Learn about the history and status of Social Security through quotes, charts and graphs, videos,...
Inflation/deflation information including an introduction, charts & graphs, quotes, analysis,...
Global warming is the front and center topic of many policy discussions around the world. Often the...
America and oil, a brief history with quotes, charts, graphs, commentary, analysis, and more on...
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:...
Homeschooling as education reform information including background, history, successes, development...
Third-wave feminism is said to begin in the early 1990s in response to a perceived backlash against...
An introduction to Keynesian economic theory, history, and practice through quotes, charts and...