Politics

Brexit: Where Are We?

Brexit: Where Are We?

The history of the Brexit phenomenon, and how the incoming Prime Minister plans to resolve the situation. 

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care of each other when government officials turned the other way.

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

The minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold). 

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 Catfight in Congress: Will the 'Squad' Pull the Democrats to the Far Left?

A Catfight in Congress: Will the 'Squad' Pull the Democrats to the Far Left?

Will Donald Trump’s recent tweets re-unite Nancy Pelosi with the “Squad” and push the Democrat party further into radical progressivism?

The School Segregation Farce

The School Segregation Farce

A new frequent allegation of progressive politicians and media outlets is that America’s schools are becoming more racially segregated. Are these claims true?

Who Is for Middle America?

Who Is for Middle America?

As long as we place ourselves beneath the yoke of “cheap labor” and the “cheap cause” of ideologues, the immigration status quo will continue to hollow out what little remains of our way of life.

Women’s Soccer: More Iron Horse, Less Braying

Women’s Soccer: More Iron Horse, Less Braying

Megan Rapinoe could learn a few lessons from Lou Gehrig.

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

Mass Media, Social Media, and PC culture have created an American social-policing apparatus on par with Chairman Xi Jinping's Social-Credit-Score System.

How Students Have Turned Their Back on Civil Discourse

How Students Have Turned Their Back on Civil Discourse

To fix the political divisions plaguing many college campuses, students must break their silence and re-embrace civil discourse. 

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

Perhaps if the government demanded less (coercively), people would give more voluntarily.

Jeffrey Epstein: Four Things You Need to Know

Jeffrey Epstein: Four Things You Need to Know

Because of Epstein’s previous convictions as well as his connections to those in high places, this case is already being closely followed.

Why Did Cries for Impeachment Suddenly Go Silent?

Why Did Cries for Impeachment Suddenly Go Silent?

From the moment Donald Trump raised his right hand and took the oath of office for the presidency, Democrats in Congress, Never-Trumpers, many in the media, and various groups of private citizens have sought his impeachment.

I Went to a Socialism Conference. Here Are My 6 Observations.

I Went to a Socialism Conference. Here Are My 6 Observations.

There wasn’t a wide gap between what was being discussed at Socialism 2019 and the ideas emerging from a growing segment of the American left.

NEA Embraces the Woke Agenda — But Votes down “Student Learning”

NEA Embraces the Woke Agenda — But Votes down “Student Learning”

It’s unclear why the NEA would vote against re-dedicating itself to “increased student learning."

The Difference Between Fourth of July and Bastille Day

The Difference Between Fourth of July and Bastille Day

Americans think of Bastille Day as “France’s Fourth of July.” But do these holidays really celebrate the same thing? Hardly.

Are E-Scooters a Menace or Needed Innovation?

Are E-Scooters a Menace or Needed Innovation?

Are today’s new motorized electric scooters an epidemic terrorizing American cities?

No, I Don’t Care About Women’s Soccer, Stop Nagging Me About It

No, I Don’t Care About Women’s Soccer, Stop Nagging Me About It

The U.S. national women’s soccer team is good at two things: making divisive political statements and nagging us about not getting paid enough.

The BBC’s Critique of ‘I, Pencil’ Misses the Point

The BBC’s Critique of ‘I, Pencil’ Misses the Point

“I, Pencil” has persuaded people of the wonders of the free market. Some want it to be destroyed.

Foul! Women Actually Make More Than Men in Soccer

Foul! Women Actually Make More Than Men in Soccer

When viewed analytically—based on how much money they generate—women in soccer actually make more than men.

Restaurant Chain Announces Bankruptcy, Says Minimum Wage Hikes to Blame

Restaurant Chain Announces Bankruptcy, Says Minimum Wage Hikes to Blame

The minimum wage was not the only factor Restaurants Unlimited blamed for their impending bankruptcy. The company also cited a pair of soft restaurant openings and a decline in casual dining.

Take off the Masks: A Message to Antifa

Take off the Masks: A Message to Antifa

If you aren’t willing to put yourself at risk for beating up some guy taking your picture, then what sort of creature does that make you?

Over Half of Hispanic Voters Support Citizenship Question on Census

Over Half of Hispanic Voters Support Citizenship Question on Census

A poll released earlier this month includes a finding that may surprise those who say adding the citizenship question to the 2020 census will result in minority communities not being properly counted.

Progressives Propose to Eliminate Over a Million Jobs Held by the Working Poor

Progressives Propose to Eliminate Over a Million Jobs Held by the Working Poor

Saying that you will eliminate over a million jobs held by the poorest people in America is not exactly a winning message. Instead, they frame it as a pay increase. Will Americans be fooled?

New York City’s Students Deserve School Choice

New York City’s Students Deserve School Choice

Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.

Traveling Backwards: Reparations and the Complications of History

Traveling Backwards: Reparations and the Complications of History

All too often we critique our ancestors without making any effort to get to know them. Unless we attempt to walk in their shoes, however, and see with their eyes, we have nothing but facts and dates by which to evaluate them.

Why the Minimum Wage Can’t Solve the Poverty Problem

Why the Minimum Wage Can’t Solve the Poverty Problem

A higher minimum wage is sold as a way to help millions out of poverty. The reality is that it only benefits a small minority to the cost of everyone else.

U.S. 'Non-Profit' Hospitals and CEOs Raking in Big Bucks

U.S. 'Non-Profit' Hospitals and CEOs Raking in Big Bucks

The lavish profits and salaries of America's top non-profit hospitals' executives impel many to call for increased transparency. 

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