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Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

These Hongkongers Are Not ‘a Few Violent Thugs’

Day by day the protesters reflect a greater cross section of the island, which is making China more desperate to put them down.

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Retooling Pronouns: Let’s Bring Back the Royal ‘We’

Queen Victoria, so the story goes, sometimes resorted to the royal “we.” “We are not amused,” she might remark.

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

Delusion, Doublespeak, and Duplicity: Why Language Matters

To paraphrase Orwell, thought corrupts language and language corrupts thought.

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

What the Tiny House Movement and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Have in Common

The Tiny House movement, as it is commonly referred to, is gaining unprecedented traction in the United States and abroad.

Australian Doctors to Investigate Transgender Treatments for Kids
Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

When faced with a challenge, most of us have received advice to “just be yourself.” Those offering advice have good intentions, but are rather misled.

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

Sanctuary in the Big Apple: NYPD Ignores Thousands of ICE Detainer Requests

The New York Police Department received a total of 2,916 detainer requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement between July 1, 2018, and June 30 of this year, according to data first obtained by the New York Daily News. Despite the high volume of requests during that time period, every single one was ignored by the NYPD.

Open Borders?  The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Open Borders? The EU Has Hundreds of Miles of Walls

Those who argue against Trump's immigration policies by looking abroad are in serious error.

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

Lessons from Weimar Germany for the Portland Extremists

“History may not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

When the Russians Came to Town: Reflections on Communism and Socialism

The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.

Civics 101 for Flyover Country

Civics 101 for Flyover Country

With a new school year upon us, we’d like to offer kids a cheat-sheet on a few basic concepts to navigate today’s troubled political waters.

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

The Reincarnation of America’s Most Infamous Dead Mall

We don’t need ideology. We need ideas.

Why Joe Biden Is Winning the Gun-Control Debate

Why Joe Biden Is Winning the Gun-Control Debate

Biden is not claiming no gun ownership is to be allowed. Instead, he's just saying people don't need guns beyond what's necessary for personal defense.

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The main difference between public libraries and public schools is the level of coercion and state power that public schooling wields.

It's Time to Ask Politicians Some Questions

It's Time to Ask Politicians Some Questions

We should ask these questions calmly, looking for real answers. If we frame them as valid inquiries, if we are seeking truth, we may not change minds, but we just might cause someone to think.

The Argument Beneath the Surface of Gun Control

The Argument Beneath the Surface of Gun Control

The mood in the wake of dozens of dead in mass shootings is, understandably, to “do something.” But it is precisely the vagueness of this “something” that presents an enormous danger.

Spouting Platitudes About Woodstock Won't Change What It Actually Was

Spouting Platitudes About Woodstock Won't Change What It Actually Was

I hold Dr. Spock personally responsible for the entire spectacle.

Red Flag Laws in the Age of Political Psychiatry

Red Flag Laws in the Age of Political Psychiatry

In the wake of recent horrific shooting sprees, Donald Trump and other Republicans wishing to appear to “do something” have seized the purported “middle ground”: red flag laws. 

Ferris Bueller’s  Vocation

Ferris Bueller’s Vocation

We must still find work to do in the world – we must answer the call of our vocations.

My Time in the University Gulag

My Time in the University Gulag

A firsthand account of Cultural Marxism in the university setting.

For Most Things, Recycling Harms the Environment

For Most Things, Recycling Harms the Environment

For recycling to be a socially commendable activity, it has to pass one of two tests: the profit test, or the net environmental-savings test.

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Thackeray was a brilliant observer of human nature. His advice on how to raise children deserves to be taken into consideration.

New Study Defending NYC’s Minimum Wage Law Is Fake News

New Study Defending NYC’s Minimum Wage Law Is Fake News

Given the political momentum for the “Fight for 15” movement, culminating in the House voting in favor of a $15 national minimum wage last month, the article made for perfect social media fodder. 

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