Culture

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Break Up the Social Media Companies to Protect Free Speech

Breaking up the monopolies on speech might save us—particularly anyone right-of-center—from encroaching online deplatforming, and preserve our ability to hear ideas outside echo chambers of bullied consensus.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

Now, those of us in the zoomer (Gen Z) and millennial generations are not only footing the bill for Social Security and Medicare, we are also subsidizing boomer retirement hobbies with our tuition and tax dollars. What gives?

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

When schools treat fathers like they don’t exist, it’s not serving students well.

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

The ideal arrangement for children is that they live with both biological parents 24/7, because no one else has the same vested interest in their health, well-being, and success. 

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Olympe de Gouges, Heroine of the French Revolution

Did women win some long-sought freedom from oppression in the male-dominated society of the ancien regime?

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Saul Alinsky Explains Why Hank Haney Hit the PC Chopping Block

Moral of the story: If you’re a white guy named Hank, shut up.

Control vs. Controlling: The Difference Parents Need to Understand

Control vs. Controlling: The Difference Parents Need to Understand

A new study links anxiety in children with controlling parents.

How Portugal’s Livraria Lello Uses Price Discrimination to Improve Its Business

How Portugal’s Livraria Lello Uses Price Discrimination to Improve Its Business

The Livraria Lello bookshop in Portugal now requires prospective patrons to purchase a voucher, or ticket, in order to gain entry.

Are Children Their Parents' Property?

Are Children Their Parents' Property?

There is a categorical difference between sending your children to the best school you can afford, for example, and altering their genetic code.

Raising a Great Man: Four Child-Rearing Practices Used By Ben Franklin’s Father

Raising a Great Man: Four Child-Rearing Practices Used By Ben Franklin’s Father

Nearly a quarter of American children grow up in a single mother home. Will yesterday’s fatherless boys have difficulty raising today’s children?

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

What Saint Augustine Would Have Thought of Joel Osteen

What Saint Augustine Would Have Thought of Joel Osteen

These brilliant tweets highlight something important that Joel Osteen gets wrong.

Three Ways Getting Up at 5:30 a.m. Has Changed My Life

Three Ways Getting Up at 5:30 a.m. Has Changed My Life

While “night owls” are often more creative, funny, and social, “morning people” steal the show when it comes to career and scholastic productivity and efficiency.

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that the Supreme Court is deeply divided over its most-watched cases.

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.

A Balm for Our Pain: The Power of Words

A Balm for Our Pain: The Power of Words

What if words are all we have? What if they are one of the only shields left to absorb the hammer blows of our circumstances and failures?

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Has the Netherlands found the “Achilles heel” of Euthanasia? That’s the question quietly being asked in Dutch medical circles.

The Casualties of Surrogacy

The Casualties of Surrogacy

A healthy society would not create a multi-billion-dollar fertility industry at the risk of the health and well-being of women and children.

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

The satisfaction levels of breadwinning moms pale in comparison to those of non-breadwinning moms, with nearly 70 percent of the latter group expressing great satisfaction with their family life.

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.

The Power of 'Just a Note'

The Power of 'Just a Note'

Most of us know the power of the note, although, if you are like me, you often neglect the opportunity to practice that power.

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Perhaps it’s time we stop pretending that men have a monopoly on toxicity.

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

We often overlook books from the past, preferring to look at something fresh and relevant. But might these works from the past give us fresh insight into present issues?

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

Homeschooling is all about having the liberty to learn.

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

With culture around us apparently in decline, it’s worth celebrating uniquely American traditions, especially growing ones.

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

I caught my first glimpse of Melania’s outfit soon after she and President Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace, kicking off their 2019 state visit.

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Divorce rates dipped in 2018, especially among adults forty-five and younger.

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