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What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

What Happens When Everyone Gets a 'Free' Lunch? Money Problems

Lawmakers need to return school meal programs to their original purpose of assisting children in need – and not add more students to waste-prone programs.

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.

What Saint Augustine Would Have Thought of Joel Osteen

What Saint Augustine Would Have Thought of Joel Osteen

These brilliant tweets highlight something important that Joel Osteen gets wrong.

Three Ways Getting Up at 5:30 a.m. Has Changed My Life

Three Ways Getting Up at 5:30 a.m. Has Changed My Life

While “night owls” are often more creative, funny, and social, “morning people” steal the show when it comes to career and scholastic productivity and efficiency.

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ginsburg Hints at Outcome of Supreme Court’s Biggest Cases

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that the Supreme Court is deeply divided over its most-watched cases.

Socialism Will Always Destroy Democracy

Socialism Will Always Destroy Democracy

The rise of socialism is being driven by a shift in civic attitudes.

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

Orwell’s '1984': How to Misread a Classic

In the decades since the time of its publication, the context of Orwell’s magnum opus has been lost.

A Balm for Our Pain: The Power of Words

A Balm for Our Pain: The Power of Words

What if words are all we have? What if they are one of the only shields left to absorb the hammer blows of our circumstances and failures?

Three Ways Capitalism Makes Workers Better Off

Three Ways Capitalism Makes Workers Better Off

There are three main benefits the capitalist provides that lead people to work for a capitalist.

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Netherlands Discovers ‘Achilles Heel’ of Euthanasia

Has the Netherlands found the “Achilles heel” of Euthanasia? That’s the question quietly being asked in Dutch medical circles.

The Casualties of Surrogacy

The Casualties of Surrogacy

A healthy society would not create a multi-billion-dollar fertility industry at the risk of the health and well-being of women and children.

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

Five Facts About Women's Suffrage

This week marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

Why ‘Mama Ain’t Happy’: Breadwinning Moms and Life Satisfaction

The satisfaction levels of breadwinning moms pale in comparison to those of non-breadwinning moms, with nearly 70 percent of the latter group expressing great satisfaction with their family life.

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan: Rife With Deceit?

According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.

The Power of 'Just a Note'

The Power of 'Just a Note'

Most of us know the power of the note, although, if you are like me, you often neglect the opportunity to practice that power.

Students Increasingly Are Pursuing Degrees with Better Job Prospects, Data Show

Students Increasingly Are Pursuing Degrees with Better Job Prospects, Data Show

More needs to be done to provide information to students so they can make better decisions about what they choose to study.

D-Day Succeeded Thanks to an Ingenious Design Called the Mullberry Harbours

D-Day Succeeded Thanks to an Ingenious Design Called the Mullberry Harbours

When Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy, France on June 6, 1944 – a bold invasion of Nazi-held territory that helped tip the balance of World War II – they were using a remarkable and entirely untested technology.

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Is Meryl Streep Right in Saying That Women Can Be Pretty Toxic?

Perhaps it’s time we stop pretending that men have a monopoly on toxicity.

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

We often overlook books from the past, preferring to look at something fresh and relevant. But might these works from the past give us fresh insight into present issues?

Public School Spending: More Isn’t Necessarily Better

Public School Spending: More Isn’t Necessarily Better

“Education spending will be most effective, if it relies on parental choice and private initiative—the building blocks of success throughout our society.”

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

Homeschooling is all about having the liberty to learn.

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

The Way of the Sixgun: An American Martial Art

With culture around us apparently in decline, it’s worth celebrating uniquely American traditions, especially growing ones.

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

What Melania's Hat Can Teach Us About First Impressions

I caught my first glimpse of Melania’s outfit soon after she and President Trump arrived at Buckingham Palace, kicking off their 2019 state visit.

The Bedford Boys: A Time for Remembrance and Gratitude

The Bedford Boys: A Time for Remembrance and Gratitude

Thursday, June 6th, 2019, brings the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Why Fewer and Fewer Americans are Getting Divorced

Divorce rates dipped in 2018, especially among adults forty-five and younger.

How the Chinese Are Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

How the Chinese Are Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre From History

Sadly, it seems that this famous image and the events of June 4, 1989, have largely faded from the collective consciousness of the Chinese people due to an Orwellian campaign of official repression and self-imposed censorship.

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

Why Gun Ownership Rates Tell Us Little About Homicide Trends in America

There is not a consensus among criminologists, sociologists, and historians that guns are the primary or driving factor behind US homicide rates.

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?

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