Devin Foley

Devin Foley

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Devin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Intellectual Takeout and a graduate of Hillsdale College where he studied history and political science. Prior to co-founding Intellectual Takeout, he served as the Director of Development at the Center of the American Experiment, a state-based think tank in Minnesota. Devin is a contributor to local and national newspapers, a frequent guest on a variety of talk shows, such as Minneapolis' KTLK and NPR's Talk of the Nation, and regularly shares culture and education insights by giving presentations to civic groups, schools, and other organizations. In 2011, he was named a Young Leader by the American Swiss Foundation. Devin and his wife have been married for seventeen years and have five children. When he's not working, Devin enjoys time with family the most while also relaxing through reading, horticulture, home projects, and skiing and snowboarding.  

Watch Devin Foley and Christina Hoff Sommers recently discuss the question, "Is there a war against men?"

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Recent blog posts by this author

Why the Millennials are Socialists

By now you've most likely seen the polls reporting that roughly half of Millennials have a favorable view of Socialism and you're probably wondering how in the world that is possible. Didn't America win the Cold War? Well, yes, we did win the...

Google, Twitter & Facebook: The Grave Danger of Information Monopolies

Increasingly, you will find articles critical of the power of Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Some of these articles argue that between Google and Facebook, the two giants control 85% of all ad revenue. And, of course, anyone who uses the...

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

Traditionally in the West, Justice was defined as, “To give to each his due.” Western men were expected to judge the individual and his actions against what were then considered objective truths. For anyone watching the culture these days,...

CNN's Worst Marketing Idea?

Over the weekend, I attended a conservative think tank’s annual dinner. Before hitting the reception, I made my way to the restroom. Humorously, standing next to one of Minnesota’s candidates for governor, we found ourselves staring down at a CNN...

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

If you’ve followed Intellectual Takeout for any length of time, you’ll know that Fatherhood is a regular topic. You’ll also probably recognize that it’s not a popular topic in the culture. The Ivory Tower declares patriarchy as one of the great sins...

Rebuilding community starts with rebuilding family?

In 1965, Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D) published what is commonly known today as The Moynihan Report. For anyone studying the decline of community and the rise of destructive social pathologies, it is a must-read document that has been proven...

G.K. Chesterton: Women Shouldn't Pursue Careers?

As we drove home from a family trip, my wife and I got to talking about the challenging situations some of her female friends find themselves in. They are unbelievably successful in their careers, but struggle with balancing work, family,...

Pass a test to vote?

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, calls to extend voting rights to high school students under the age of eighteen have suddenly risen to prominence. One of the main arguments used by advocates is that adults are making rules about guns...

March for Our Lives: Can they answer this tough question?

Shortly after the Sandy Hook school shooting, Intellectual Takeout created and published the image below. The question is as relevant today as it was then. On March 24, 2018, “March for Our Lives” hosted an impressive protest in Washington, D...

FISA Memo: Who controls our government?

If you’ve been following the developments associated with the Steele Dossier or the allegations that President Trump colluded with the Russians to disrupt and win the 2016 election, then you will know that February 2, 2018 could go down as a...

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