Politics

Famous Journalist in 1920: One Day 'The White House Will Be Adorned by a Downright Moron'

Famous Journalist in 1920: One Day 'The White House Will Be Adorned by a Downright Moron'

Like many Americans today, Mencken was disappointed with the choices being offered to the American public in that year's presidential election. 

Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Just a Waste of Time: It’s Harmful

Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Just a Waste of Time: It’s Harmful

Research suggests that efforts to raise awareness and train employees about sexual harassment may be worse than a waste. They may actually lead to more tolerance for sexual harassment.

How to Actually 'Make America Great'

How to Actually 'Make America Great'

It's not through politics

What C.S. Lewis Thought of Testing

What C.S. Lewis Thought of Testing

Remarkable insight from the past on a trending issue.

Ben Franklin’s 4 Rules for Disagreeable People

Ben Franklin’s 4 Rules for Disagreeable People

In a world where quick wit and self-interest are the norm, Franklin’s words are worthy of reflection.

The Undemocratic Democratic Primary

The Undemocratic Democratic Primary

Shouldn’t the media put more focus on this?

Why Would You Deny Someone a Job Because of a High IQ?

Why Would You Deny Someone a Job Because of a High IQ?

Robert Jordan, a 49-year-old college graduate, wanted to be a police officer. But he was told he was too smart. 

Oscar Wilde: Wanting to Be Left Alone Is Not 'Selfishness'

Oscar Wilde: Wanting to Be Left Alone Is Not 'Selfishness'

An important lesson for many Americans today.

The Failure of Money this Election

The Failure of Money this Election

You have to hand it to Trump.

3 Things U.S. Schools Can Learn from Finland

3 Things U.S. Schools Can Learn from Finland

Given their student success rate, is it possible that they’ve discovered a paradigm from which American schools could benefit?

Has Facebook Really Been Suppressing Conservatives?

Has Facebook Really Been Suppressing Conservatives?

‘Workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers,’ a former Facebook employee told Gizmodo. 

Are We Discouraging Mothers from Their Most Important Work?

Are We Discouraging Mothers from Their Most Important Work?

Do we need to reconsider the mass societal encouragement of the two-parent income?

Liberals Are Starting to Notice Liberal Intolerance

Liberals Are Starting to Notice Liberal Intolerance

Liberals are increasingly expressing disapproval of the intolerance on today's college campuses.

Cartoonist Fired After Poke at Big Ag CEOs

Cartoonist Fired After Poke at Big Ag CEOs

See the cartoon that got him fired.

The one Trump comparison you haven’t heard yet

The one Trump comparison you haven’t heard yet

Students of Greek history will notice similarities with this famed Athenian general. 

Ben Franklin on the Value of Rational Debate

Ben Franklin on the Value of Rational Debate

In comparison to the rational debate fostered by Franklin and his fellows, is our debate all too often irrational?

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

One prominent religious leader came out swinging against it. 

Would Hillary Clinton really be the first female president?
Do Most Humans Long to Be Ruled?

Do Most Humans Long to Be Ruled?

‘Tellingly, none of these Trump-era enthusiasms involve a reinvigoration of congressional prerogatives or a renewed push for federalism and states’ rights.’

Is there a Measurable Benefit to Public Art?

Is there a Measurable Benefit to Public Art?

A three-year report offers fresh insight. 

What the Catholic Church Said about the Public Schools in 1852

What the Catholic Church Said about the Public Schools in 1852

They voiced the same concerns of many Americans today.

Chesterton on the ‘New Rebel’

Chesterton on the ‘New Rebel’

The modern man rebels against everything.

If you care about your cause, don’t do this.

If you care about your cause, don’t do this.

There was a “triggering” UMass College

Liberals Can Be Anti-Science Too

Liberals Can Be Anti-Science Too

The sacred cows just look different. 

10 Impressive Insights from Teddy Roosevelt

10 Impressive Insights from Teddy Roosevelt

The Rough Rider had a lot to say. 

Psychologist on the Breakdown of Discourse: ‘I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Scare Me’

Psychologist on the Breakdown of Discourse: ‘I’m a Liberal Professor and My Liberal Students Scare Me’

In a debate at NYU, Jonathan Haidt discussed the roots of intolerance across college campuses.

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

At an event Tuesday, he said Bernie Sanders is ‘basically a mainstream New Deal Democrat.’ Is he right? 

Is the White House Getting Too Friendly with Google?

Is the White House Getting Too Friendly with Google?

Given what we all sense is Google’s heavy involvement in our personal lives, does such close connection and interaction with the government make you nervous?

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