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The Perils of an Open Mind

The Perils of an Open Mind

How often have you heard someone praised for having an open mind? Pretty often, I’d bet.

This Man Grew Up in Venezuela. Here’s His Message to Americans Who Want Socialism.

This Man Grew Up in Venezuela. Here’s His Message to Americans Who Want Socialism.

For Ricardo Pita, socialism is not just theoretical. He has a message for those who haven't experienced it and think it will improve their country.

And the First Country to Ban Fake News Is...

And the First Country to Ban Fake News Is...

For months, French President Emmanuel Macron has asked European leaders to crack down on fake news. At last, someone has taken his advice.

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why the modern designs just won't cut it.

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

A quarter of teachers report being the objects of student violence and abuse according to a recent survey out of the UK.

The Loss of Notre Dame Reawakens the Heart of the West

The Loss of Notre Dame Reawakens the Heart of the West

The world has been considering what it would mean to lose one of the masterpieces of medieval Christendom for all time. There is widespread agreement that such a loss would be profound.

Notre Dame May Be Rebuilt as a Secular Monument

Notre Dame May Be Rebuilt as a Secular Monument

What shape will the cathedral’s renovation take? Who will decide which alterations “improve” on the original?

Venezuela Should Shock and Teach this Generation

Venezuela Should Shock and Teach this Generation

It may sound like a dark chapter out of a history book, but Venezuela is happening right now, and millions are suffering.

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

A dangerous precedent is being set.

Six Factors That Produce Academically Strong Kids

Six Factors That Produce Academically Strong Kids

A recent study from Australia reveals the factors that enable students to excel. Hint: money isn't one of them!

Bookstore Removes Jordan Peterson Book Over Mosque Shooting, Continues Selling ‘Mein Kampf’

Bookstore Removes Jordan Peterson Book Over Mosque Shooting, Continues Selling ‘Mein Kampf’

A New Zealand bookstore stopped selling Jordan Peterson’s book in light of the Christchurch mosque shootings, but continues offering “Mein Kampf.”

Australia's Gun Laws and Homicide Show Correlation Isn't Causation

Australia's Gun Laws and Homicide Show Correlation Isn't Causation

Should New Zealand follow in Australia's footsteps with gun restrictions?

The Ignored Factor in New Zealand’s Mass Shooting

The Ignored Factor in New Zealand’s Mass Shooting

Lots of things poisoned Brenton Tarrant's mind. But why hasn't anyone mentioned divorce?

Single-Payer Healthcare Topples Nordic Government

Single-Payer Healthcare Topples Nordic Government

Failure to reform the national health system has led the government to collapse in one of the most statist governments following the Nordic model.

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Women are constantly starring as victims of the male patriarchy, of inequality, of sexual/physical/emotional/abuse.

My Family Fled Communism When I Was 6. Now We Fear Our Nightmare Has Followed Us Here

My Family Fled Communism When I Was 6. Now We Fear Our Nightmare Has Followed Us Here

With children in tow, my parents escaped oppression and a lack of human rights—the right to pursue happiness and the right to own property.

The Double-edged Sword of Economic Sanctions Against Venezuela

The Double-edged Sword of Economic Sanctions Against Venezuela

Are economic sanctions an effective way to remove Venezuela’s satrap from power?

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy's images portray the simplicity and the peacefulness that we all secretly crave for ourselves and our children, but feel we never can attain in our fast-paced modern world.

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

The Myth That the US Leads the World in Mass Shootings

To understand the misleading narrative, we must look to the era of narrative-driven journalism and the politicization of society, both of which subjugate truth to ideology and politics.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Child Deaths Fall Across the World, No Thanks to Marxism

Child Deaths Fall Across the World, No Thanks to Marxism

It has never been a safer world in which to be a child.

Choosing to Spend Vacation... Behind Bars

Choosing to Spend Vacation... Behind Bars

South Korea has a unique kind of prison problem.

Venezuela Crisis Explained: A Tale of Two Presidents

Venezuela Crisis Explained: A Tale of Two Presidents

Who is the rightful president?

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

How Venezuelans Can Recover from the Sickness of Socialism

Venezuela can quickly recover from its disastrous experiment with Socialism.  Germany and Hong Kong provide good models.  

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.

Should You Give Up Your Metro Seat to a Pregnant Woman?

Should You Give Up Your Metro Seat to a Pregnant Woman?

Probably a majority of people would answer “yes” to that question. But how does that work in practice?

Venezuela's Situation Requires a Great Deal of Pragmatism

Venezuela's Situation Requires a Great Deal of Pragmatism

Venezuela is facing a unique opportunity to re-establish democracy and freedom.

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