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Most Americans Can’t Answer These Four Civics Questions… Here’s One Reason Why

Most Americans Can’t Answer These Four Civics Questions… Here’s One Reason Why

Those who fail to understand the principles upon which our government is founded risk losing their freedoms.

5 Facts about Karl Marx

5 Facts about Karl Marx

This Saturday is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the most destructively influential writer on economics in world history.

Screenshot of 2004 Conversation Proves Mark Zuckerberg Never Cared About Your Privacy

Screenshot of 2004 Conversation Proves Mark Zuckerberg Never Cared About Your Privacy

People should not be fooled. Mark Zuckerberg never cared about your privacy.

What 19 in 20 Americans Don’t Know About World Poverty

What 19 in 20 Americans Don’t Know About World Poverty

Has extreme poverty a) almost doubled, b) stayed the same, or c) almost halved?

Here’s How Few Republicans Are On College Faculties

Here’s How Few Republicans Are On College Faculties

The leftist bias at most of the nation’s colleges is in stark contrast to the political leanings of our nation.

A Black Gun Owner Will Give Birth in Prison After Brandishing Her Weapon to Protect Her 2-Year-Old

A Black Gun Owner Will Give Birth in Prison After Brandishing Her Weapon to Protect Her 2-Year-Old

Siwatu-Salama Ra, an environmental activist from Detroit, never fired her weapon. Yet she still finds herself behind bars.

Universities Now Requiring Applicants to Submit ‘Contribution to Diversity’ Statements

Universities Now Requiring Applicants to Submit ‘Contribution to Diversity’ Statements

All candidates applying for faculty appointments at UC San Diego are required to submit a personal statement on their contributions to diversity.

5 Economics Books Everyone Should Read

5 Economics Books Everyone Should Read

If you want to give economics a shot, you could do much worse than these five classic works.

Why So Many Intellectuals Fail to Grasp the Nature of the State

Why So Many Intellectuals Fail to Grasp the Nature of the State

That so many intellectuals talk about the state as if it were a sort of garden-party amusement, rather than the cold, merciless killing and plundering machine that it really is, now puzzles me.

Why Millennials Are So Much Lonelier than the Greatest Generation

Why Millennials Are So Much Lonelier than the Greatest Generation

A new study found that young people are far likelier to report being lonely and in poor health than the elderly.

‘Being Informed’ No Longer Means Following the News

‘Being Informed’ No Longer Means Following the News

It used to be that "being informed" was associated with keeping up with current events. That is no longer the case. 

Since When Is Free Speech a ‘Right-Wing’ Idea?

Since When Is Free Speech a ‘Right-Wing’ Idea?

Free speech increasingly is seen as a 'right-wing' belief. This perception is both false and problematic.

How Homeschoolers Defeated California’s Push to Take Power From Parents

How Homeschoolers Defeated California’s Push to Take Power From Parents

Initially, the bill tried to mandate fire inspections of all homeschooling families. Then the proposal was amended—this time to force homeschooling families to give out private information about the names and address of homeschooling families.

Journalist: Public Schools Are Designed to Create ‘Standardized’ Children (and Modern Evidence Suggests They Do)

Journalist: Public Schools Are Designed to Create ‘Standardized’ Children (and Modern Evidence Suggests They Do)

"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all..."

University of Texas Orders Website Review Following Claims It Treats Masculinity as a ‘Mental Health Issue’

University of Texas Orders Website Review Following Claims It Treats Masculinity as a ‘Mental Health Issue’

The University of Texas announced it has ordered a review of its "MasculinUT" program, which is accused of treating masculinity as a 'mental health issue.'

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Understand How Jobs Are Created

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Understand How Jobs Are Created

There is a great deal of wisdom in the old saying, “there is no such thing as a free lunch."

Why Students Need to Nature Today More Than Ever

Why Students Need to Nature Today More Than Ever

Part of the growing process is not simply taking risks and enduring obstacles.

White House Correspondents' Association Issues (Faux) Apology for Michelle Wolf’s Roast

White House Correspondents' Association Issues (Faux) Apology for Michelle Wolf’s Roast

The consensus is that Michelle Wolf's roast at the White House Correspondents' Dinner was a tasteless, partisan, mean-spirited affair. But what were people expecting?

How Intellectuals Train the Underclass to Feel Helpless

How Intellectuals Train the Underclass to Feel Helpless

What is essential is for the poor to experience a mindset shift towards taking more responsibility for their lives.

11 ‘Jokes’ From Liberal, Mean Girl Comedian at DC Journalists Dinner

11 ‘Jokes’ From Liberal, Mean Girl Comedian at DC Journalists Dinner

I’m not hugely familiar with past comedic performances at the dinner, but part of the point is that it should be a roast of those in power.

Alfie Evans, and the Value of a Single Human Life

Alfie Evans, and the Value of a Single Human Life

The most obvious issue is this: “What is the meaning and value of a single human life?”

5 Creepy Science Terms That Explain Your Addiction to Junk Food

5 Creepy Science Terms That Explain Your Addiction to Junk Food

Your inability to stop eating chips isn't merely a lack of willpower; it's the result of a conscious effort on the part of food scientists.

Why Private Security Is a Booming Industry in South Africa

Why Private Security Is a Booming Industry in South Africa

In South Africa, a country beset by problems, the demand for private security is only going to rise in the foreseeable future.

Why SWAT-style Raids on Bars to ‘Crack Down’ on Underage Drinking Aren't Helpful

Why SWAT-style Raids on Bars to ‘Crack Down’ on Underage Drinking Aren't Helpful

The choice between virtue and vice is a human choice.

Why Humans Increasingly Are Unaware of Their Ignorance (And Why it's a Big Problem)

Why Humans Increasingly Are Unaware of Their Ignorance (And Why it's a Big Problem)

Research out of Yale University suggests the internet is making humans believe they are smarter than they actually are.

5 Facts about Frederick Douglass

5 Facts about Frederick Douglass

Here are five facts you should know about this writer, orator, statesman, and abolitionist.

Alfie Evans: From the Cradle to the Grave

Alfie Evans: From the Cradle to the Grave

I can think of no worse situation than having to choose whether or not to continue treating my child. Actually, that’s not true. There is a worse situation.

Parents Stand Up for Children in ‘Sex Ed Sit Out’

Parents Stand Up for Children in ‘Sex Ed Sit Out’

In the more than 80 hours of sex ed that kids are subjected to during their public school career, children are asked to become experts on every contraceptive drug and device imaginable, and yet no time is spent on how to form healthy marriages and happy families.

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