Mises' Observations on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Mises' Observations on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise.

Research Suggests Media Efforts to Portray Suicide as a Passive Act Could Increase Suicide

Research Suggests Media Efforts to Portray Suicide as a Passive Act Could Increase Suicide

What vocabulary and imagery should outlets resort to when relaying the suicides of famed individuals?

How 'Incredibles 2' Is Making Superheroes Great Again

How 'Incredibles 2' Is Making Superheroes Great Again

'Incredibles 2' has a lot to do with the virtues of a system that allows individuals to find out what they can do well and how those abilities can serve others for their good.

 What’s in a Name? Mom and Dad’s Political Preferences, Apparently.

What’s in a Name? Mom and Dad’s Political Preferences, Apparently.

Can you figure out someone’s political leanings based on their child’s name? A research team at University of Chicago suggests you can.

How to Avoid Becoming a Casualty of Student Loan Debt

How to Avoid Becoming a Casualty of Student Loan Debt

While Congress deliberates on student loan relief, how else can parents help their kids make informed life decisions and avoid student debt? 

Parents Launch Petition after Transgender Athletes Place First and Second in Girls Track Championships

Parents Launch Petition after Transgender Athletes Place First and Second in Girls Track Championships

Two athletes who were born males placed first and second in state track championship events for high school girls.

Netflix’s New ‘Anti-Harassment’ Guidelines Reveal How Corporations Are Trivializing Consent

Netflix’s New ‘Anti-Harassment’ Guidelines Reveal How Corporations Are Trivializing Consent

Netflix recently imposed draconically-strict rules on interaction that border on parody, illustrating how our view of consent is beginning to morph into mollycoddled nannying.

Hey Millennials: Here’s the Truth About Socialism, Kim Jong-un, and Nicolás Maduro

Hey Millennials: Here’s the Truth About Socialism, Kim Jong-un, and Nicolás Maduro

Rather than being a Utopia, socialism and communism in practice create a hell on earth.

The Diversity Division at the University of Texas Has 8 Vice Presidents

The Diversity Division at the University of Texas Has 8 Vice Presidents

Each of the VPs in the diversity division at the University of Texas make more than six figures. Meanwhile, tuition at the school more than doubled between 2002 and 2015.

3 Tips from Ernest Dimnet on Choosing Books—For Yourself and For Your Children

3 Tips from Ernest Dimnet on Choosing Books—For Yourself and For Your Children

Our culture is full of sour stuff. We could all use a little bit more nectar.

Twitter Loses Round One of Anti-Censorship Suit Brought By Supremacist

Twitter Loses Round One of Anti-Censorship Suit Brought By Supremacist

Should American courts protect such ugly viewpoints from spreading through social media avenues like Twitter?

FBI Employees' Texts Reveals an Astonishing Level of Elitism and Scorn for Everyday Americans

FBI Employees' Texts Reveals an Astonishing Level of Elitism and Scorn for Everyday Americans

Keep in mind, these are the idiots sending messages like this on government devices.

 What the Reaction to MPR Raccoon Tells Us About Millennials

What the Reaction to MPR Raccoon Tells Us About Millennials

The raccoon that scaled the UBS building in Saint Paul, Minnesota took Twitter by storm.

The Op-Ed on Diversity that Got a Best-Selling American Author Sacked by Penguin

The Op-Ed on Diversity that Got a Best-Selling American Author Sacked by Penguin

Lionel Shriver was sacked by Penguin Random House for penning an op-ed critical of the company's new diversity policy.

Who's on the Right Side of History?

Who's on the Right Side of History?

Being on the right side of history depends on what we mean by history itself.

An Atheist Explains the True Reason Religion Terrifies Him

An Atheist Explains the True Reason Religion Terrifies Him

Philosopher Thomas Nagel hopes there is no God... but one aspect of faith makes him uneasy in his atheistic beliefs.

Supreme Court Rules Against Minnesota Law Banning 'Political' Apparel at Polling Places

Supreme Court Rules Against Minnesota Law Banning 'Political' Apparel at Polling Places

The Supreme Court did well to remind us that the First Amendment protects expression even and especially when Americans go to vote.

What Jordan Peterson and Quentin Tarantino Understand About Chaos and Moral Responsibility

What Jordan Peterson and Quentin Tarantino Understand About Chaos and Moral Responsibility

“Pay attention. Confront chaos. Accept responsibility. Make the world a better place.”

I Went to DC’s Gay Pride Parade. Here Are 9 Things I Saw.

I Went to DC’s Gay Pride Parade. Here Are 9 Things I Saw.

For an event that claims to promote tolerance, the tone was quite hostile.

Who Would Build Our Roads Without Government? Apparently, Domino’s Pizza

Who Would Build Our Roads Without Government? Apparently, Domino’s Pizza

We can now rest easy knowing that the next time we are accosted with the infamous question about roads, we can look to Domino’s as a beacon of free-market innovation of a public good.

4 Non-Religious Reasons Adultery Is a Really Bad Idea

4 Non-Religious Reasons Adultery Is a Really Bad Idea

Whatever your marital affairs may be, having anything to do with adultery–cheating–is not in your best interest. 

Are Modern Children’s Books Training ‘Little Radicals’?

Are Modern Children’s Books Training ‘Little Radicals’?

Today’s children are experiencing a barrage of new books – in school, in libraries, and even at home – which encourage them to fight for social justice, to question the past and its authorities, to assert their own opinions and fight for them.

Trump Follows the Advice of John Quincy Adams. But Will Kim Jong-un Reform?

Trump Follows the Advice of John Quincy Adams. But Will Kim Jong-un Reform?

No matter how conciliatory President Trump is, for peace to occur, Kim Jong-un is going to have to decide to retire from organized crime and allow North Korea to prosper by becoming a nation producing and trading legal goods and services.  

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