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Harvard Health: Antidepressant Use up 400% in America

What’s driving our depression? 

Most Gun Deaths in America are Suicides

Almost two-thirds.

Do Government Employees Make More Than You?

One of the most profitable industries in which to be employed? The federal government.

Are Long Distance Commutes Damaging to Families?

Many no longer bat an eye over the fact that their commute to the office could take an hour each way.

School Districts Hiring Consultants to Help Kids Play

A growing number of school districts are outsourcing recess duty to Oakland-based company Playworks. 

Kissing the American Dream Goodbye

The American dream has been downsized.

America's Coming Demographic Storm

The baby boomer retirements have begun.

Should We Be Teaching Philosophy in High School?

In the U.S., it’s commonly believed that philosophy is too complex for high school students. But in the history of the West, that’s actually a fairly recent notion, and not one universally held. 

Northern States Supported the Right to Defend Yourself

Contrary to what The Atlantic wants you to think, there was a strong national culture that supported the right to self-defense. 

Welfare Recipients: Better Off Without the Government?

America’s system of welfare was once run through “mutual aid societies,” which brought small, local groups of individuals together to help their neighbors with money and other support in times of need.

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