Let’s run through just a few “triggering” things that political Christmas has already contaminated this holiday season.
Jane Austen describes a world of highly regulated social behavior in which roles and intentions were more clearly communicated than they are tody. Nevertheless, Jane Austen's world is filled with people struggling with the same weaknesses we struggle with today.
Wall Street executives have reacted to the #Metoo with mass conversions to the Pence Rule: no meetings with women alone.
Chicago is proof that there is almost nothing that government entities won’t try to tax.
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
In case you missed it, Michelle Obama uttered a surprising statement over the weekend. It was all over the news, but unfortunately, not for the reason it should have been.
More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals.
Go ahead. Make someone’s day.
Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.
A UK perspective on the rise of moralitis and the hypocrisy which accompanies it.
"Getting rid of political strife would be like whitening the yellowed teeth of a smoker. It would simply erase one characteristic of a toxic situation, camouflaging problems that go much deeper."
For years, Sarah disliked and feared firearms. She considered them dangerous in the home and regarded her mother as crazy for carrying a concealed weapon.
A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.
Football's reputation is worse than the reality.
Many people this holiday season will experience the joy of attending a local performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Unfortunately, the wounds of the '60s have not healed with the graying of the 1968 generation.
Katie, Alice, and Lisa are strong and independent feminists. They also love their husbands, daughters, and sons, and take pride in what they do as mothers, wives, and women.
Samuel Knoche thinks that he can get a good a college education on YouTube for free. He is probably right about the education part. But there are more reasons to go to college.
She has conceded the essence of the rightist—and, by the way, centrist—critique of the open-borders approach to immigration.
Equality sometimes comes at great cost.
This is the 21st century, and we all know that men and women are supposed to be equal. But how does that translate on the dating scene?
Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.
Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.
The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.
Many people chalk it up to bad behavior. But marketers like me have a term to describe one feeling that contributes to it: psychological ownership.
There's a deeper story here.
Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?
In 1939 the Wizard of Oz became an instant classic. But it was more than a great movie. The film expressed Middle America's desire to stay out of war in Europe.