Devin Foley

Devin Foley

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Devin is the co-founder and president 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

Psychologist: What is the role of the father?

Study after study shows the tremendously negative impact of not having a father present during childhood. While the damage is especially evident with boys, girls also suffer the consequences -- hence the unfortunate phrase, “She has daddy issues...

Progress Comes Through Conflict?

When we pontificate upon or dream of further human progress, it is often accompanied by utopian images of peace, equality, and tolerance. And yet if we look to the past to measure human progress we find not peace and equality, but rather conflict...

We Need a New Elite

On the heels of learning that Harvey Weinstein is more likely a talented sexual predator than a Hollywood god, we find out that Bill O'Reilly settled a sexual harassment allegation for $32 million and that the prominent political journalist Mark...

Franken, Weinstein, and 'Men Without Chests'

Since the news of Harvey Weinstein broke, there has been a constant drip of revelations about famous men doing terrible things. This time, Sen. Al Franken and, perhaps, Sylvester Stallone have fallen. In the case of Sen. Franken, there is damning...

Anxiety: Here’s Why So Many of Us Have It

Arguably, a good deal of Americans are in a state of anxiety or depression. They have little to no savings. They have mountains of debt. They are lonely, even in their relationships. They sense that a sudden change in the economy would bring their...

Will Christianity be Driven Back into the Catacombs?

Despite popular opinion, it must be acknowledged that America and the West were once culturally Christian. That doesn't mean that the government was absolutely Christian, but rather that cultural values were most often shaped by Christian ethics and...

We Live in an Era of Mass Delusion

Do you recall the story of the emperor who had no clothes? If so, then you will remember that a couple of swindlers entered the kingdom and then conned not only the emperor, but all of those around him into believing that the clothes they sewed for...

90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?

Across the country innumerable men will quietly admit to each other that they feel they are the unwanted ones of society, particularly if they're white. But to say it in public? That's not going to happen. And so, the task falls to a few brave...

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Edward Bernays, considered by many to be the father of modern propaganda, opens his famous book Propaganda by stating: We are governed, our minds molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of....

Men: They took your NFL, now what?

The culture war is a total war. There is no escape, there is no safe place. Everything is politicized, everything is fair game. You’re starting to realize that now. Maybe you noticed a few years back that ESPN had increasingly incorporated...

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