Jane Eyre is a perennial novel for me. Yes, I teach it every year, but more importantly, I reread it every time. Not just a skim. A full read. And this is why.
Our moral outrage about Dave Chappelle speaks volumes.
If Republicans only drink Dunkin, and Democrats shop at Target, do our separate habits mean separate worlds?
M*A*S*H was a show about the Korean War, that ran during the Vietnam War, which sought to end war.
Parents need to stop justifying their poor behavior just because they're overscheduled and exhausted.
Feminist academic Camille Paglia is notorious for marching to her own beat. Her recent interview in the academic journal Interfaces Brazil/Canada is no exception.
Everybody keeps demanding change, and all the politicians promise change. Why is so little actually changing?
Have the internet and social media created a climate where Americans believe anything is possible?
Should we respond to the pain of infertility by making some mothers into birthers? What are the consequences for defining mother or child?
The cultural climate out there is weird. Just about every American adult feels it, although we try to go about life as normal, pushing our unease aside.
Many American students measure their success and self-worth by their grades. How did we get to this point?
Dealing with bullies is the way many kids learn to deal with adversity and difficult people as they grow up. Today's society is denying them this learning opprotunity.
Our Constitution guarantees citizens the right to trial by jury.
Marianne Williamson was shocked to find out how mean her fellow Democrats can be. It's time we purged political meanness from both sides of the aisle.
College students are more stressed out and more depressed than ever before. Whose fault is this and what can be done about it?
With the way that TSA has been for a while, and the way that San Francisco is now, one wonders what would happen to an NRA member flying into the city.
The President's twitter handle has long been a calling card of his political persona. Could it be his downfall as well?
Should people stop having children? Even the bigwigs at the United Nations climate agency are starting to be concerned about the climate alarmism.
Progressivism has the hallmarks of several historical political movements, and we must examine it in the context of those movements' effects.
American culture today demands so little from young people in terms of moral expectations. It's time to realize they're capable of much more than we ask for.
Men have taken a very cautious attitude towards women in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Now some women are getting upset about that.
In the brave new world of artificial everything, anything is possible.
We shouldn't be rushing students through college as quickly as possible, nor should we measure the worth of a degree simply by its economic utility.
Feminists who happen to disagree with some of the transgender movement's goals are being ostracized by the left.
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought Americans together like nothing has since.
Are you someone who takes control of your own fate? Or do you merely bemoan the things that seem to happen to you?
When will we stop the exploitation of minors to score cheap political points with people who are typically shielded from criticism?
The gender pay gap has been reversed in this "authentic" and "fun" new version of the classic game of Monopoly.