Culture

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.

How to Do Well at a New Job – in Five Easy Steps

How to Do Well at a New Job – in Five Easy Steps

Can we please talk about how utterly awful starting a new job can be?

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

“50 percent of the work is done by the square root of the total number of people who participate in the work.”

What Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Taught About Forgiveness

What Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Taught About Forgiveness

If you don’t have the life you want, Kor might counsel, don’t double-down on mistaken ideas about life. Don’t rehearse your blaming thoughts keeping painful wounds open.

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

Online video is contributing to both moral and environmental pollution.

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Students are studying less. Grades are rising. And college graduation rates have increased a good deal in the last several decades.

China’s Recycling Ban: Surprisingly Helpful for the Environment

China’s Recycling Ban: Surprisingly Helpful for the Environment

American businesses can help solve the growing waste problem.

Fighting for the Right to Repair Our Stuff

Fighting for the Right to Repair Our Stuff

Manufacturers are creating monopolies by preventing customers (or anyone else) from fixing their products. It's time to end that.

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

Reclaiming our common humanity in the art of classic movie storytelling

Three Things Studying Foreign Languages Taught Me About English

Three Things Studying Foreign Languages Taught Me About English

Since I began studying foreign languages, I have learned to appreciate English. Here are three things my studies in German and Latin have taught me about my native tongue.

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.  

Squashing Free Speech With High Heels

Squashing Free Speech With High Heels

Kathy Zhu has shown that political correctness conquered beauty pageants.

The Secret Lives of Robopets

The Secret Lives of Robopets

Robotic pets will doubtless be delightful. But they may sharpen rather than blunt our increasing isolation.

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Until his next hearing on July 31, the media’s focus on the case seems to have diverted to Epstein’s friends and associates in high places.

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift’s Soviet Style Humor

Taylor Swift's most recent music video portrays American Christians as toothless know-nothings. This isn't satire; this is propaganda.

Three Cures for a Society Obsessed With Offenses

Three Cures for a Society Obsessed With Offenses

How do we find our way back to civility?

Don’t Feel Bad About Using the Self Checkout

Don’t Feel Bad About Using the Self Checkout

Don’t give in to social pressure, use the self-checkout if you wish, and don’t lose any sleep over what your friends are sharing in their social media feeds.

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

The idea that parents get in the way of children’s education and can halt their flourishing is nothing new. It's also false.

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

If mass migration advocates were truly concerned about the plight of children, they would reexamine U.S. policies that incentivize foreign nationals to come to the border.

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”

Living the Dream: One Way to Financial Happiness

Living the Dream: One Way to Financial Happiness

Practice frugality. Work hard. Save and invest your money.

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Over 1.3 million people have RSVP’d as “Going” on Facebook to an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”

Are Transwomen Transforming the World of Sports?

Are Transwomen Transforming the World of Sports?

A transwoman has just won a gold medal in weightlifting. Women competitors are not happy campers.

The 'Okie from Muskogee,' 50 Years Later

The 'Okie from Muskogee,' 50 Years Later

I’d like to see someone write an updated version of this Merle Haggard Classic. But at the rate we are currently progressing, it would be quickly outdated.

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

How do people account for the discrepancy between projections and actual working hours? There are some popular explanations, all of which share one commonality: they blame the phenomenon on the shortcomings of individuals.

A Time for Trade Schools

A Time for Trade Schools

We should applaud as Americans become disenchanted with a world of cubicles and debt. They’re finding greater reward in learning a trade.

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

The Little Mermaid is a great story that teaches how to deal with unrequited love.

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