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John Taylor Gatto (1935-2018): Remembering America's Most Courageous Teacher

John Taylor Gatto (1935-2018): Remembering America's Most Courageous Teacher

Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.

Caravan Contradictions

Caravan Contradictions

For all the staged midterm theatrics, the caravan illustrates the abject ironies and paradoxes of the entire illegal alien project.

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?

Men and Women: Should We Just Call the Whole Thing Off?

Men and Women: Should We Just Call the Whole Thing Off?

It's a draw in the battle of the sexes and marriage rates are plummeting. Thank the extremists.

Michael Scott and the NPC Life We Can All Fall Into

Michael Scott and the NPC Life We Can All Fall Into

Every episode of The Office provides a master class in how an NPC behaves. Michael ignores the warning signs that he is an NPC, but we don’t have to. 

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?

Be Careful Using the NPC Meme

Be Careful Using the NPC Meme

Blind, uncritical parroting is always annoying, whether it’s of Jordan Peterson or Lena Dunham.

Illegal Immigration Hurts Black Americans Most

Illegal Immigration Hurts Black Americans Most

Mass immigration, legal and illegal, disproportionately hurts black Americans because they are the ones most likely to compete directly with immigrants for work.

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

The Myth Making of Antifa Intellectuals

They claim they've merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here's why that's wrong.

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

The Creepy Normalization of Bulverism

What is Bulverism and why has it become so prevalent?

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.

A Remarkably Hard College Course Proves Remarkably Popular

A Remarkably Hard College Course Proves Remarkably Popular

We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students are eager for a demanding course.

Why Speaking Like Pepé Le Pew May Soon Be a Crime in France

Why Speaking Like Pepé Le Pew May Soon Be a Crime in France

The idea that making fun of accents is a kind of hate speech might sound absurd to many Americans, but it fits into Europe’s approach to free speech in recent years.

Want Strong Social Skills? Top Execs Say These 4 Steps Are a Must.

Want Strong Social Skills? Top Execs Say These 4 Steps Are a Must.

What exactly is socialization and why does it matter if an individual has good social skills?

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Our students are ill-prepared to become voting adults, but the blame shouldn’t be placed squarely on our schools.

10 Steps to Becoming a Happy Parent

10 Steps to Becoming a Happy Parent

There’s no denying that parenting is tough work… but are we making it a lot harder than it needs to be?

Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

The story of the new progressive Code of Conduct for project in Silicon Valley and one group of developers who are fighting back.

Those With One Sexual Partner in Their Lifetime More Likely to Have Happy Marriage

Those With One Sexual Partner in Their Lifetime More Likely to Have Happy Marriage

It may not be the ideal found in our popular culture, post sexual revolution, but a new data analysis finds that having just one sexual partner makes for happier marriages.

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

For as often as the phrase “history repeats itself” is used, it’s shocking how rare it is for mankind to actually learn from its mistakes.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

As we eulogize this beacon of American capitalism, we should also celebrate one of its lesser-known achievements: using markets to combat Jim Crow laws.

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Why Robin Williams’ Character from 'Dead Poets Society' is a Terrible Person

Keating is well known for urging his students to be bold non-conformists and to “Make your lives extraordinary.” He’s also a reprehensible person pushing a bankrupt philosophy.

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

Women in Combat? Secretary Mattis Steps Into a Minefield

It's hard to convince people that the military is not a vehicle for social change.

Why the U.S. Must Become an 'Aspirational' Society Once Again

Why the U.S. Must Become an 'Aspirational' Society Once Again

If America returned to being an aspirational society, would we see less bickering and more prosperity amongst its citizens?

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