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Why you shouldn't want to always be happy

Why you shouldn't want to always be happy

Part of the problem is that happiness isn’t just one thing.

‘White America’: Eminem channels Christopher Lasch

‘White America’: Eminem channels Christopher Lasch

"Indeed, the attraction of black culture for disaffected whites suggests that black culture now speaks to a general condition...:"

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

In the U.S., career and technical education is looked upon as the career path for “dumb students.” Not so in other countries.

10 Truth-Bombs Courtesy of Milton Friedman

10 Truth-Bombs Courtesy of Milton Friedman

The Nobel Prize-winning economist had a quick wit and a sharp tongue. 

The Student Debt Crisis is Real

The Student Debt Crisis is Real

Yes, it's a crisis. And yes, we know what's driving it.

Chicago: 75% of Murdered Are Black, 71% of Murderers Are Black
Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?

Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?

For most of human history, we lived in a world of a few haves and lots of have-nots.

What is Distributism?

What is Distributism?

Understanding a controversial alternative to socialism and plutocracy.

T.S. Eliot Summed Up Modern Education in 2 Paragraphs

T.S. Eliot Summed Up Modern Education in 2 Paragraphs

Could current unrest be the result of our insistence that education is the answer to all our problems?

Soaring Child Care Costs: Is there an Alternative?

Soaring Child Care Costs: Is there an Alternative?

Are parents shortchanging their abilities and their wallets by thinking they have to pay experts in order to foster that development in their child?

Frightening: This Description of the Decline of Rome sounds like America

Frightening: This Description of the Decline of Rome sounds like America

“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within.”

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Instead of spurring them on toward frugal and wise living, have we taught students to look only for the glitter and the gold?

How Equality Destroyed the Carnegie Family

How Equality Destroyed the Carnegie Family

Equality destroyed “Carnegie” the family in favor of Andrew the man.

15 Habits of Highly Successful People

15 Habits of Highly Successful People

How many have you cultivated?

The Roman Empire's Financial Suicide

The Roman Empire's Financial Suicide

Rome fell to invaders in 476 AD, but who the real barbarians were is an open question.

10 Federal Debt Facts That Will Make You Feel Queasy

10 Federal Debt Facts That Will Make You Feel Queasy

Just how much is $20 trillion?

Many College Students are ‘Book Virgins’

Many College Students are ‘Book Virgins’

Students are being admitted to colleges without ever having read a book from start to finish.

Loners Are More Intellectual and Loyal Than Other People

Loners Are More Intellectual and Loyal Than Other People

Loners are good friends to have.

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Could we be witnessing the end of the European Union? 

Do Republicans have any Credibility on Spending?

Do Republicans have any Credibility on Spending?

The GOP's recent track record is not so good—and voters know it.  

Why Are So Few Millennials Entrepreneurs?

Why Are So Few Millennials Entrepreneurs?

Entrepreneurship among young people is actually relatively uncommon. 

Research Implies the Gender Pay Gap Might be a Fiction

Research Implies the Gender Pay Gap Might be a Fiction

New studies suggest the gender wage gap is smaller than commonly believed and may have little to do with discrimination.

Choreless Generation Doesn’t Want Summer Jobs

Choreless Generation Doesn’t Want Summer Jobs

Another side effect of the participation trophy and entitlement culture?

Getting a Permission Slip to Access the American Dream

Getting a Permission Slip to Access the American Dream

Must we license wild rice dealers, barbers, and taxidermy specialists?

University Abandons Math Requirement, Embraces Diversity

University Abandons Math Requirement, Embraces Diversity

As much as we love diversity, will the idea that it can and should replace the learning of factual knowledge eventually lead to our ruin as a nation?

Has the ‘War on Boys’ Entered the Workforce?

Has the ‘War on Boys’ Entered the Workforce?

The Washington Post recently reported on a growing problem afflicting the American workforce: fewer men are participating.

Are Criminals Born Bad?

Are Criminals Born Bad?

The father of modern criminology believed that criminality was genetically determined. We've come a long way since then. Or have we?

Presidential Candidates Symptom of Educational Decline

Presidential Candidates Symptom of Educational Decline

Given the state of education, should we be surprised when the our government and the leaders the people elect are in a degenerative state?

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