An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

A UK perspective on the rise of moralitis and the hypocrisy which accompanies it.

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Like most new inventions, after the fact, the Instant Pot might seem like a mere technological accomplishment. Why couldn’t socialist planners mobilize scientists and do the same thing?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

"Getting rid of political strife would be like whitening the yellowed teeth of a smoker. It would simply erase one characteristic of a toxic situation, camouflaging problems that go much deeper."

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?

Half of Young Americans Say US Is ‘Racist’ and ‘Sexist,’ Survey Finds

Half of Young Americans Say US Is ‘Racist’ and ‘Sexist,’ Survey Finds

A basic knowledge of civics and belief in American exceptionalism are in startling decline among younger Americans, a new report suggests.

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.

Why Are Millennial Women So Into Guns?

Why Are Millennial Women So Into Guns?

For years, Sarah disliked and feared firearms. She considered them dangerous in the home and regarded her mother as crazy for carrying a concealed weapon.

Meet the Father of One Thousand Kids

Meet the Father of One Thousand Kids

Why isn’t sperm donation regarded as a crime against humanity?

How Every Parent Can Combat Rising Teen Depression

How Every Parent Can Combat Rising Teen Depression

A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.

Is Football Becoming Too Nice?

Is Football Becoming Too Nice?

Football's reputation is worse than the reality. 

The Reason We Love The Nutcracker

The Reason We Love The Nutcracker

Many people this holiday season will experience the joy of attending a local performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

Why readers assume something as complicated as a heart transplant could possibly be “free” is anyone’s guess.

The ’60s Radicals Won the Culture War

The ’60s Radicals Won the Culture War

Unfortunately, the wounds of the '60s have not healed with the graying of the 1968 generation.

Are White Women Dupes?

Are White Women Dupes?

Katie, Alice, and Lisa are strong and independent feminists. They also love their husbands, daughters, and sons, and take pride in what they do as mothers, wives, and women.

A Case for Dropping out of College

A Case for Dropping out of College

Samuel Knoche thinks that he can get a good a college education on YouTube for free. He is probably right about the education part. But there are more reasons to go to college.  

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-schools, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.

 

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

She has conceded the essence of the rightist—and, by the way, centrist—critique of the open-borders approach to immigration.

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

It was a boom year for the Post Office... but it also spent about $3.9 billion more than it took in.

Actress Mourns the Death of Compliments at Work

Actress Mourns the Death of Compliments at Work

Equality sometimes comes at great cost.

Three Things a Woman Should Never Do on a First Date

Three Things a Woman Should Never Do on a First Date

This is the 21st century, and we all know that men and women are supposed to be equal. But how does that translate on the dating scene?

The Wasting of Time and Human Happiness

The Wasting of Time and Human Happiness

We are depriving ourselves of what Josef Pieper calls leisure.... Those with leisurely souls are receptive to the beauty of the world around them and full of wonder about its causes.

A Transit of Common Sense

A Transit of Common Sense

Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

If your aunt calls you up this week spouting claims of mass deaths, global food shortages, economic destruction, and national security risks resulting from climate change, here’s what you need to know about this report.

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