Culture

Fewer Doctors Are Telling Patients They’re Overweight

...and it has to do with our over-sensitive culture.

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Former Stanford Provost: ‘The Threat from Within’

John Etchemendy fears most the growing intellectual intolerance on college campuses.

The Death of Outdoor Recess

The challenge of getting more free play outdoors for kids during the school day goes beyond winter temperatures. 

Does America Still Believe in its Own Ideas?

"There was a time when the West knew what it was about. It did so because it thought about itself—often in freshman Western Civ classes."

How Long Does it Take to Form Good Habits?

Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.

Food Stamps and Soda Pop: A Bureaucratic Mess?

Should welfare recipients be able to buy unhealthy foods like soda and sweets on the government’s dime?

Sage Steele: Worst Racism I Experience is from Black People

This is not your boilerplate rhetoric on race.

‘Jane Roe’ Made Abortion Legal. Then a Minister Changed her Heart.

She founded ‘Roe No More’ two decades ago to expose abortion lies.

Putin’s Claim on Crimea: Spurious or Legit?

Russia, America's primary geopolitical foe, is looking to reclaim Crimea. Does Russia's claim to the peninsula nation have merit?

4 Questions Every Intelligent Reader Should Ask

Most Americans aren't smart readers. Here's how to tell if you are.

Can Grammar Be Racist? The University of Washington Thinks So

To combat this perceived racism they promise to “emphasize the importance of rhetorical situations over grammatical ‘correctness.’”

Is it Ethical to Encourage Teens to Get Abortions and Profit From it?

In her Teen Vogue piece, Bell might think she’s providing comfort to young women, but she also possesses a clear ulterior motive.

Mom Teaches Son to ‘Adult’ in a Refreshingly Creative Way

Do more parents need to step back and insist their children follow through with their chores?

In Defense of Milo

Conservatives might not be as different as the agents of intolerance they often decry. 

White Males are Getting Trounced (See Chart)

Is it time we stop acting like the white male is a privileged species that needs to be taken down a peg or two?

France Says to Hell With Free Speech

The Parliament passed a measure banning the dissemination of any information deemed "misleading" on the issue of abortion. 

How the Left is Winning the Social Media Wars

The biggest social media stars represent younger fan communities that skew more progressive than older traditional media audiences. 

Did Dickens Foretell the Modern Women’s Movement?

Will failure to ground our grievances in rational and logical discourse lead us down the path of the French Revolution? 

Why a Gay Liberal from New York Came Out as Conservative

Chadwick Moore wrote a neutral article on Milo Yiannopoulos for a gay magazine. And it changed his life.

Why We Need to Bring Back Archie Bunker

Informed viewers who want good writing, characters, and stories, be it drama or comedy, will be able to absorb any controversial subjects and dialogue.

Miss Manners: Trump is Making Americans Ruder

Miss Manners' mistake is to confuse virtue with good manners.

8 Reasons You Should NOT Read Great Books

This professor's list may or may not soothe your book-illiterate conscience...

College Illiteracy is Growing

Nearly half of professors say students are not prepared for college.

King Lear: A Tragedy on Relativism

Shakespeare's tragedy can be seen as a meditation on moral relativism, a worldview that is ultimately refuted and rejected.

Historical Correctness is Worse Than Political Correctness

Playing gotcha with figures of the past is a dangerous game.

Students in Turkey Value Free Speech Way More than American Students

Why do young people embrace rights not specifically spelled out in the Constitution, but reject the one to which they are given free recourse?  

U.S. Economy Hits All-Time Low in Freedom Index

'New and costly regulations' are cited as the cause in the report, compiled by the Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation.

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