Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West
Human rights can be a polarizing topic in modern political discourse. So where do rights come from, and how do modern views of rights differ from those of the Founders?
As Americans celebrate the 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect on just how little college students know...
Teen summer employment has experienced a dramatic drop in the last 30 years.
There is no doubt that Mexico is going to experience a big transformation after December 2018.
They pulled through. Will we?
Of the hours Americans devote to free time, one area in particular is rather shortchanged.
Americans have terrible manners online and in the media. But the strange thing is, many of us don't misbehave this way in our every day lives. What gives?
We must fight the evil of racism. However, could its current expression be the result of a society that is now too focused on the individual over community?
The constitutional system the Founding Fathers built is strong, but it can’t survive when citizens en masse are ready to come to blows with one another on a semipermanent basis.
If the PC craziness can topple Laura Ingalls Wilder, then it can topple just about anything.
We might go a long way in diminishing society’s troubling attitudes of flippancy and self-absorption if we stop to consider the ways in which we ourselves send the same messages.
A new Pew Research quiz shows that many Americans can't tell the difference between fact and opinion. Can you?
What would become the globalized project was predicated on lots of flawed, but unquestioned assumptions.
The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise.
This is yet another sign of the dawning of a new era of American politics; this is the return of actual political life.
With the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and TV personality Anthony Bourdain—both of whom authorities believe took their own life—it’s easy to wonder if an epidemic of suicide is upon us.
Socialism isn't new; it was even wrecking economies back in Ancient Rome.
"They're not asked to do anything to contribute to a neighborhood or family or community," Lewis told NPR. "And that really erodes their sense of self-worth."
Tommy’s Robinson’s imprisonment reveals that free speech no longer holds the exalted status it once held in the Western world.
Encouraging boys to embrace girl toys and behaviors is growing in popularity, particularly with rising interest in gender neutral child-rearing. But is it the best move for boys?
Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.
On a purely selfish level, is marriage still worth the struggle and fuss?
Doomsday is not around the corner; doomsday is in the heads of those who have swigged the climate-change Kool-Aid.
Efforts are underway to address the problem of politicized classrooms in our public schools.
Rob Henderson overcame the odds of broken homes and foster care and graduated from Yale. His experiences have convinced him that two parents are essential to the well-being of children.
In his 'Meditations,' Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius observed that a key to growth is training ourselves to do the things we don't wish to do.
Sam Haselby says this “should be the end times” for American patriotism. Yet the opposite seems to be happening, and he can’t understand why.
It’s not cultural appropriation, it’s “cultural appreciation.”