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Don't Write Off Young 'Socialists'

Don't Write Off Young 'Socialists'

While public opinion has softened toward socialism, the public’s perception of what socialism is has shifted. 

Is Darwinism ‘Still True’? A Journalist Ponders the Question.

Is Darwinism ‘Still True’? A Journalist Ponders the Question.

If Darwinism was true, did it need to be touted as “still true?”

Will the Future Judge Us in the Same Way We Judge the Past?

Will the Future Judge Us in the Same Way We Judge the Past?

The future will judge us. If we are fortunate, our descendants will extend to us more understanding and mercy than we have recently shown our ancestors.

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

AOC has enjoyed a meteoric rise in American politics. If she intends to have a lasting impact, then she should study the career of Margaret Thatcher.  

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

They Shall Not Grow Old is an extremely painful and powerful film to watch.

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

Richard Nixon's opening to China and not Watergate is what defined his presidency.       

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

Bad Quotes of Some Bad Presidents

"The government is in us; we are the government, you and I."

Booker T. Washington’s Racial Compromise?

Booker T. Washington’s Racial Compromise?

Booker T. Washington indeed might have sought reconciliation between white and black, but his call was truly to his own race alone to educate themselves and to work hard to improve mind and character.

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

Why Bad Arguments Are So Persuasive

Why Bad Arguments Are So Persuasive

Why are so many people persuaded by bad arguments?

What Might Have Been: Russia's Missed Opportunity of 1917

What Might Have Been: Russia's Missed Opportunity of 1917

The Bolshevik coup d’état brought an end to the first democratic experiment in the history of Russia, thwarting the consolidation of liberal democracy in the Slavic country.

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

How 'Woke' Are You on World Poverty?

 The self-proclaimed woke are fast asleep, but you don’t have to be.

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

The difference between the liberality of the liberal arts and the censorship imposed by political liberals is that advocates of the liberal arts invite the “heretics” to the great conversation whereas political liberals seek to silence them as dangerous dissidents.

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Why Elites Hate Border Walls

Cosmopolitans seek to tear down walls, literally and figuratively.

How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

How Nostalgia Drives Both Political Parties

Both parties suffer from nostalgia for a “very peculiar kind of postwar moment” and both sides are fed up with the status quo, but for very different reasons.

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A clear vision of manhood from an American hero.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

Is Mr. Stone guilty of his alleged crimes? We don’t know.

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

The motif of the era we are living through has emerged as one of rebellion against the establishment and the oligarchy that perpetuates it. The larger question is whether some politically amorphous dissident army can upend the status quo.

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Right?

Is Tucker Carlson right to argue that the free market can be destructive to the family?

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Although many, including President Teddy Roosevelt, saw eugenics as a social good, G. K. Chesterton was not among them.

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Where Is The Beauty in Buildings?

Each building has a voice, and each city, town, or village is merely a collection of those voices. 

The Man Who Created the German Economic Miracle

The Man Who Created the German Economic Miracle

With the post-war German economy in ruins, a little-known economist named Ludwig Erhard suggested a bold kick start:  replace the old currency with the Deutsche Mark and lift all economic controls.   It worked.  The German economy boomed.  

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

What 1990s True-Crime Shows and Movies Teach about America Today

The worst example of how little things have changed is the movie I, Tonya.

A History Lesson on the Shifting Political Stances on Illegal Immigration

A History Lesson on the Shifting Political Stances on Illegal Immigration

"Border control is a federal responsibility," says... Dianne Feinstein?

George Bernard Shaw Was so Enamored with Socialism He Advocated Genocide to Advance It

George Bernard Shaw Was so Enamored with Socialism He Advocated Genocide to Advance It

For decades, Shaw was a staunch proponent of genocide, refusing to soften his views even after the full horror of the Nazi death camps was brought to light.

The Feminist Fantasy: Strong Women, Weak Men, No Children

The Feminist Fantasy: Strong Women, Weak Men, No Children

Television writer Andrew Davies has complained that "it is now 'compulsory' to have a leading lady capable of fending for herself."

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