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Master’s Degrees in Janitorial Science?

Master’s Degrees in Janitorial Science?

Data increasingly show that obtaining a master’s degree is hardly a surefire path to economic success.

3 Out of 4 Terrorists Since 9/11 Are Foreign-Born

3 Out of 4 Terrorists Since 9/11 Are Foreign-Born

The findings come from a joint report issued by the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security.

Patrick Deneen: Why Liberalism Has Failed

Patrick Deneen: Why Liberalism Has Failed

Patrick Deneen, a political theorist who teaches at Notre Dame, has with great force identified a fundamental tendency of our times.

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

7 Timeless Life Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)

When Feeding the Homeless Becomes a Crime

When Feeding the Homeless Becomes a Crime

More than a dozen people were arrested in El Cajon, California, attempting to distribute food to the homeless. 

7 Ways Tech Executives Limit Their Children’s Internet Usage

7 Ways Tech Executives Limit Their Children’s Internet Usage

A few simple ways in which parents can reclaim common sense in the tech-obsessed world.

Can #MeToo Feminism and the Hookup Culture Coexist?

Can #MeToo Feminism and the Hookup Culture Coexist?

Casual hookups are getting more complicated. The actor Aziz Ansari is the latest celebrity to be accused of sexual misconduct. 

A Modest Proposal to Break Up Higher Ed

A Modest Proposal to Break Up Higher Ed

Could this one policy change bring America's higher ed system to its knees?

California Makes 20x What Gas-Station Owners Make on a Gallon of Gasoline, After Tax Hike

California Makes 20x What Gas-Station Owners Make on a Gallon of Gasoline, After Tax Hike

California's gasoline tax rose by 12 cents per gallon on Nov. 1, bringing it to nearly 40 cents per gallon.

The FBI's Attacks on MLK, Jr. Are Helpful Reminders for Today

The FBI's Attacks on MLK, Jr. Are Helpful Reminders for Today

Today, the FBI and other American intelligence agencies are attempting to legalize what was once considered illegal, or at least of questionable legality. 

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Why One Inner City College is Bringing Back Plato

Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.

Notre Dame Prof Calls Higher Ed Today ‘Bullshit’

Notre Dame Prof Calls Higher Ed Today ‘Bullshit’

Notre Dame sociology professor Christian Smith unleashes a rant on the modern university.

The Subtle ‘Tyranny’ of Regulatory Overlords

The Subtle ‘Tyranny’ of Regulatory Overlords

Who really benefits from the 14,000 pages of Dodd-Frank?

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

Why MLK's Vision of Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters

MLK focused on the role of love as key to building healthy communities and the ways in which love can and should be at the center of our social interactions.

The Suffering of Surrogacy: A Veteran Feminist Spells It Out

The Suffering of Surrogacy: A Veteran Feminist Spells It Out

As a radical feminist and lesbian academic, Dr Klein’s views are not mainstream. Yet any reader will recognise that they are common-sense, based on women’s concrete experiences.

Can Something Be 'Good' or 'Great', Even If You Hate It?

Can Something Be 'Good' or 'Great', Even If You Hate It?

In our relativistic society, most people today would say "no". 

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

The exploits of these two boys will horrify today's helicopter parents.

How Collective Narcissism Fuels Political and Social Discord

How Collective Narcissism Fuels Political and Social Discord

Collective narcissists are not simply content to be members of a valuable group, a psychologist explains. 

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Meet the Theologian Who Taught MLK the Value of Nonviolence

Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King Jr. were both steeped in the Baptist tradition.

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Decline and Fall of 'The Andy Griffith Show'

The Mayberry that we see in the first few seasons of The Andy Griffith Show is systematically undermined, desecrated, and destroyed by the iconoclasm of sixties’ ideological hedonism…

The Sexual Revolution That Needs to Happen, But Won't

The Sexual Revolution That Needs to Happen, But Won't

We still have an old problem that the sexual revolution has not solved, and might even have made worse.

The Feds Fought a Two-Year Battle Against the Truth to Prosecute Cliven Bundy—and the Truth Won

The Feds Fought a Two-Year Battle Against the Truth to Prosecute Cliven Bundy—and the Truth Won

The government’s case against the Bundys collapsed this week, and a whistleblower’s memo reveals a stunning level of misconduct and corruption. 

The 10 Habits of Logical People

The 10 Habits of Logical People

Many of these intellectual habits seem simple, but it takes years of education and discipline to cultivate them. 

Why You Should Think Twice About a Master’s Degree If You Live in These States (See Charts)

Why You Should Think Twice About a Master’s Degree If You Live in These States (See Charts)

New research shows that following the crowd to greater levels of education may actually leave students worse off.

Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Failing Well Is the Key to Success

Defeat is painful, but it is absolutely necessary for growth.

The 5 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians

The 5 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians

The international non-profit ministry Open Doors says these five countries are the most dangerous for Christians.

William of Ockham: The Man Who Started the Decline of the West

William of Ockham: The Man Who Started the Decline of the West

In modern accounts of the decline of the West, it’s become common to blame one man in particular for starting that decline.

My Random, Bold Predictions for 2018

My Random, Bold Predictions for 2018

Let it be known that I am not a prophet, and I will quite happily eat crow, eat my hat, eat my words… when my prognostications prove preposterous and my prophecies prove to be not prophetic, but pathetic.

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