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What’s Wrong with Civics Education Today (When It Actually Happens)

What’s Wrong with Civics Education Today (When It Actually Happens)

John King is advocating for more civics education. But are his reasons for it flawed?

‘Unhappily Unmarrieds’ – Are There More Than We Realize?

‘Unhappily Unmarrieds’ – Are There More Than We Realize?

"For me, the concept of being ‘happily unmarried’ doesn’t exist. It’s just a self-protection mechanism against sadness and rejection."

C.S. Lewis: 3 Reasons Why Students Should Read Old Books

C.S. Lewis: 3 Reasons Why Students Should Read Old Books

"We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistakes of our own period. And that means the old books."

Women Still Need Men

Women Still Need Men

Enough with the man-hating

Should Life Be Happy or Meaningful?

Should Life Be Happy or Meaningful?

What makes for a good life? We all strive for happiness, but does that do the trick?

Americans are Embracing Bad Government Because They Don’t Know History

Americans are Embracing Bad Government Because They Don’t Know History

Amazing what propaganda combined with a lack of knowledge can do...

Why Young Adults Can’t Get Off ADHD Drugs

Why Young Adults Can’t Get Off ADHD Drugs

What seemed like a quick fix for busy parents and teachers with energetic kids has now become a serious problem.

Manners, Like Markets, Are Beautiful

Manners, Like Markets, Are Beautiful

“I’m a Gentleman” is a much better leadership slogan than “Make America Great Again.”

Why We’re So Afraid

Why We’re So Afraid

According to a recent Rolling Stone article, we're living in the age of fear.

The Absurdity of Political Correctness Has Reached New Heights
Is the Government Too Involved in Child-Rearing?

Is the Government Too Involved in Child-Rearing?

“I didn’t set out to be a radical, I just wanted my kids swaddled at day care.”

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

Never before in American history have so many men done absolutely nothing.

When Virtue Becomes a Death Warrant

When Virtue Becomes a Death Warrant

Tacitus said it was a mark of a decadent society - have we reached that?

The Best Article (So Far) Explaining Trump's Weird Rise

The Best Article (So Far) Explaining Trump's Weird Rise

David Wong at Cracked explains how Donald Trump became president.

Why Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Call it ‘Marriage Equality’

Why Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Call it ‘Marriage Equality’

Cloudy and ambiguous language can be ethically perilous.

Is the UN Sweeping Israel’s History Under the Rug?

Is the UN Sweeping Israel’s History Under the Rug?

Israel and the UN have not been what one could call “chummy” in recent history. And they’re not likely to grow any closer after today, either.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Death of Human Dignity

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Death of Human Dignity

If you’re looking for evidence that respect for human dignity is gone, look no further than the 2016 election cycle.

Why Colleges Should Drop Racial Preferences

Why Colleges Should Drop Racial Preferences

They are not only legally problematic but widely unpopular with the public.

Did Alexander Hamilton Have a Love Affair With John Laurens?

Did Alexander Hamilton Have a Love Affair With John Laurens?

John Laurens, a young colonial officer from South Carolina, shared many letters of affection with Hamilton.

More Walls Being Built Than at Any Time in Modern History

More Walls Being Built Than at Any Time in Modern History

Donald Trump’s call for a wall on America’s southern border is part of a global trend.

Why There Are No Kids' Menus in Italy
Professor On Leave After Criticizing Black Lives Matter

Professor On Leave After Criticizing Black Lives Matter

Douglas Muir, an adjunct professor for the University of Virginia, called Black Lives Matter racist and compared them to the KKK.

Trump or Hillary? Noah Webster Weighs In.

Trump or Hillary? Noah Webster Weighs In.

I have a problem. I don’t know whom to vote for this year.

What America’s First Student-Led Rebellion Looked Like

What America’s First Student-Led Rebellion Looked Like

It was highly effective—and looked nothing like today’s campus protests.

Are We Boring Students to Death?

Are We Boring Students to Death?

Is raising the bar instead of lowering it the key to getting more students to succeed in school?

In Defense of Potty-Mouthed Millennials

In Defense of Potty-Mouthed Millennials

A new study shows that millennials love dropping ‘the occasional F bomb’ at work. 

Teacher: Stop Being Your Child’s Friend

Teacher: Stop Being Your Child’s Friend

Without clear boundaries for behavior, children will naturally try their luck.

Why Lepanto Still Matters

Why Lepanto Still Matters

Today marks the 445th anniversary of Christendom’s pivotal victory over the Ottoman Empire.

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