Who Is Boris Johnson?

Who Is Boris Johnson?

Supporters have said a Trump-Johnson relationship could touch off a new partnership akin to that of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. 

Apollo’s Triumph—and Public Schooling’s Tragedy

Apollo’s Triumph—and Public Schooling’s Tragedy

We walked on the moon in under a decade, yet in the 57 years since Kennedy’s challenge we are still only talking about reforming the failing K-12 public education system.

The Secret Lives of Robopets

The Secret Lives of Robopets

Robotic pets will doubtless be delightful. But they may sharpen rather than blunt our increasing isolation.

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Until his next hearing on July 31, the media’s focus on the case seems to have diverted to Epstein’s friends and associates in high places.

Our Database of Police Officers Who Shoot Citizens Reveals Who’s Most Likely to Shoot

Our Database of Police Officers Who Shoot Citizens Reveals Who’s Most Likely to Shoot

The results have important implications for reducing racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings.

Bernie Sanders’s Workers Wanted $15 an Hour—So He Cut Their Hours

Bernie Sanders’s Workers Wanted $15 an Hour—So He Cut Their Hours

The Sanders campaign, which has called for a $15 minimum wage since its beginning, now struggles to meet that demand for many of its own workers. 

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift's most recent music video portrays American Christians as toothless know-nothings. This isn't satire; this is propaganda.

Three Cures for a Society Obsessed With Offenses

Three Cures for a Society Obsessed With Offenses

How do we find our way back to civility?

Don’t Feel Bad About Using the Self Checkout

Don’t Feel Bad About Using the Self Checkout

Don’t give in to social pressure, use the self-checkout if you wish, and don’t lose any sleep over what your friends are sharing in their social media feeds.

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

The idea that parents get in the way of children’s education and can halt their flourishing is nothing new. It's also false.

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

If mass migration advocates were truly concerned about the plight of children, they would reexamine U.S. policies that incentivize foreign nationals to come to the border.

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”

Living the Dream: One Way to Financial Happiness

Living the Dream: One Way to Financial Happiness

Practice frugality. Work hard. Save and invest your money.

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Over 1.3 million people have RSVP’d as “Going” on Facebook to an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”

Brexit: Where Are We?

Brexit: Where Are We?

The history of the Brexit phenomenon, and how the incoming Prime Minister plans to resolve the situation. 

Are Transwomen Transforming the World of Sports?

Are Transwomen Transforming the World of Sports?

A transwoman has just won a gold medal in weightlifting. Women competitors are not happy campers.

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care of each other when government officials turned the other way.

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

The minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold). 

The 'Okie from Muskogee,' 50 Years Later

The 'Okie from Muskogee,' 50 Years Later

I’d like to see someone write an updated version of this Merle Haggard Classic. But at the rate we are currently progressing, it would be quickly outdated.

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

How do people account for the discrepancy between projections and actual working hours? There are some popular explanations, all of which share one commonality: they blame the phenomenon on the shortcomings of individuals.

A Time for Trade Schools

A Time for Trade Schools

We should applaud as Americans become disenchanted with a world of cubicles and debt. They’re finding greater reward in learning a trade.

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

The Little Mermaid is a great story that teaches how to deal with unrequited love.

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