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No, Tax Cuts Don't Kill People

No, Tax Cuts Don't Kill People

No one’s going to die just because the individual mandate gets repealed.

The Real ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Problem

The Real ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Problem

Is the push against "toxic masculinity" giving rise to increased suicide rates for men?

Fact Check: Did Republicans ‘Essentially’ Repeal Obamacare?

Fact Check: Did Republicans ‘Essentially’ Repeal Obamacare?

President Donald Trump claimed the GOP tax bill that Congress passed Wednesday “essentially” repeals Obamacare. But does it?

Why Liberalism and Conservatism Are BOTH Unsustainable

Why Liberalism and Conservatism Are BOTH Unsustainable

According to Notre Dame professor Patrick Deneen, they're actually two sides of the same coin.

Writing Tips From Stephen King: 11 things every writer should know

Writing Tips From Stephen King: 11 things every writer should know

Stephen King on the craft and business of writing. 

Nicolas Gomez-Davila's Critique of Modernity

Nicolas Gomez-Davila's Critique of Modernity

Gómez-Dávila suggests that the mere act of reading would become the purview of reactionaries late in the twentieth century.

'A Christmas Carol' Teaches Key Lessons in the Christian Vocation

'A Christmas Carol' Teaches Key Lessons in the Christian Vocation

Charles Dickens’ story reminds us that our celebrations of Christ’s birth ought to stretch into all that we do.

Illinois Sees Record Loss of People and Income, IRS Data Shows

Illinois Sees Record Loss of People and Income, IRS Data Shows

Data released by the Internal Revenue Service shows the Land of Lincoln could be in big trouble.

Musician Has Life Savings Stolen During Police Traffic Stop

Musician Has Life Savings Stolen During Police Traffic Stop

The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized nearly $92,000 from musician Phil Parhamovich, who was never even accused or charged with a crime.

Charles Schulz's Pushback Against Secularism

Charles Schulz's Pushback Against Secularism

We often think of the secularization of Christmas as a very recent thing. But its origins go back to the nineteenth century. 

Amir Khan Receiving Death Threats Because He Posted a Christmas Tree on Instagram

Amir Khan Receiving Death Threats Because He Posted a Christmas Tree on Instagram

The retired British boxer, who is a practicing Muslim, is receiving an avalanche of abuse after posting a picture of a Christmas tree.

National Review Errs on Tax Cuts

National Review Errs on Tax Cuts

National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru says the tax cuts don't tilt toward the middle class. He's wrong.

Higher Education's Effort to 'Reeducate' Men is Getting a Tad Creepy (and Counter-Productive)
Why Republicans Shouldn't Get So Excited About Tax Cuts

Why Republicans Shouldn't Get So Excited About Tax Cuts

Congressional Republicans delivered on tax reform. That was the easy part.

Philosophy Prof Argues Human Nature Doesn't Exist. Commits Logical Fallacy

Philosophy Prof Argues Human Nature Doesn't Exist. Commits Logical Fallacy

University of Toronto's Ronnie de Sousa has been a philosophy professor for over 50 years. One would hope he would avoid committing the fallacy of equivocation by now.

A Holiday in Siberia: A Child's Story of Survival in a Soviet Concentration Camp

A Holiday in Siberia: A Child's Story of Survival in a Soviet Concentration Camp

Marysa Dac was 16 months old when horror engulfed Poland.

H.G. Wells vs. George Orwell: Their debate whether science is humanity’s best hope

H.G. Wells vs. George Orwell: Their debate whether science is humanity’s best hope

Though Wells and Orwell were debating in the era of Nazism, many of their arguments reverberate today in contemporary debates over science and policy.

Why People Fall for Fake History

Why People Fall for Fake History

The story told to today's students about the birth of the modern West is largely false.

Only 1 in 4 Millennials Demonstrate ‘Basic Financial Literacy,’ According to George Washington University Poll

Only 1 in 4 Millennials Demonstrate ‘Basic Financial Literacy,’ According to George Washington University Poll

Those numbers are understandable when one looks at how much time states spend on financial literacy instruction.

Why Manliness is Disappearing

Why Manliness is Disappearing

As James Dean asked, What do you do when you have to be a man?

What Robin Williams Taught Us About Kindness

What Robin Williams Taught Us About Kindness

“Kindness is love in action,” observed psychologist Robert Holden in his book 'Loveability.'

40 Million Americans Are Living in Poverty? FALSE

40 Million Americans Are Living in Poverty? FALSE

Census statistics on poverty ignore a great many things.

Is Complaining about Society a Waste of Time?

Is Complaining about Society a Waste of Time?

It may actually be a form of sloth. 

Final Tax Bill: Middle Class Gets Biggest Cut

Final Tax Bill: Middle Class Gets Biggest Cut

Republicans are expected to pass sweeping tax legislation Tuesday. Here's what the finalized bill looks like. 

Massachusetts Adopted Common Core – and It’s Beginning to Show

Massachusetts Adopted Common Core – and It’s Beginning to Show

Unless schools begin grounding students in timeless knowledge, will we increasingly see passion backed by a lack of reason and a decline of rational discourse?

Why the Alt-Right is Against Capitalism

Why the Alt-Right is Against Capitalism

The alt-right’s turn toward overt anti-capitalism is neither surprising nor new nor counterintuitive.

Racial Quotas in Special Education Hurt Minorities Most

Racial Quotas in Special Education Hurt Minorities Most

The Education Department is delaying an Obama rule encouraging racial quotas in special education.

10 Interesting Historical Facts about European Monasteries

10 Interesting Historical Facts about European Monasteries

The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.  

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