Politics

'Much Ado about Nothing': Shakespeare’s Answer to #MeToo

'Much Ado about Nothing': Shakespeare’s Answer to #MeToo

Shakespeare's solution to toxic masculinity is a message we would be wise to consider.

The Real 'Big Money' in Politics

The Real 'Big Money' in Politics

The biggest money in politics, by far, is wielded by media corporations and lawmakers.

America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work

America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work

It’s time to admit the recycling mania is a giant placebo.

I Talked with New Jersey’s “Wanted” Ivan the Troll to Find Out if 3D Printed Guns Are a True Threat

I Talked with New Jersey’s “Wanted” Ivan the Troll to Find Out if 3D Printed Guns Are a True Threat

What if everything you thought about 3D-printed guns was wrong?

Young People’s Embrace of Socialism Shows Why We Shouldn’t Lower the Voting Age

Young People’s Embrace of Socialism Shows Why We Shouldn’t Lower the Voting Age

The left really wants to give kids the right to vote. A new poll demonstrates why.

The Pitfalls of Ethnic Pay Gaps

The Pitfalls of Ethnic Pay Gaps

The publication of ethnic pay gaps and its inevitable misinterpretation will encourage resentment and misinformation.

 Why the Recent Push for the Equal Rights Amendment Isn’t Necessary

Why the Recent Push for the Equal Rights Amendment Isn’t Necessary

The current push to pass the ERA arguably has nothing to do with legal equality...

Single-Payer Healthcare Topples Nordic Government

Single-Payer Healthcare Topples Nordic Government

Failure to reform the national health system has led the government to collapse in one of the most statist governments following the Nordic model.

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

Former Navy SEAL Suggests 3 Reasons Young People Are Buying into Socialism

"It's a lack of gratitude," notes U.S. Representative Dan Crenshaw.

The Most Intolerant County in America (and the Most Tolerant City)
7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

7 Ways to Find Truth in a Clickbait World

We live in a time when too much of our news resembles something between the Pravda and the Onion.

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

7 Reasons Why the Equality Act Is Anything But

The writing is on the wall: The Equality Act is anything but.

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

The end of identity politics is that you end up in a class of one.

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

The largest organization of labor unions in the U.S. slammed the Green New Deal for combating climate change by threatening the livelihoods of millions of Americans.

What Does the Government Buy on Its Year-End Spending Spree? Here’s What Made the List.
After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

Mussolini's life offers deep, cautionary insights for contemporary politics.

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

As the issue of reparations for victims of slavery rages, we encounter a common problem: virtually no one is addressing the specifics of how such a reparations effort would be administered.

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Those who “don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it.” But the hostile media apparently don’t remember history and are at it again.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

Three years ago, I decided that I was neither male nor female, but nonbinary. Now, I want to live again as the man that I am.

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

If we truly believe men and women to be equal, then does that include the capacity for mistakes?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Women are constantly starring as victims of the male patriarchy, of inequality, of sexual/physical/emotional/abuse.

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

For centuries, people have immigrated to this country in search of the “American Dream.” Think about it. What other nation has the word “dream” attached to its name?

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

The Zogby and Harvard/Harris polls showing rising support for socialism among Democrats are not outliers.

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Legislators in Hawaii moved this week to bring their concerns about the Second Amendment to the national level.

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

The Real Problem with Today's Discourse

Interacting only with people that you agree with is not only impossible, but it also limits opportunity for persuasion and for intellectual growth.

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