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Is Pete Buttigieg Right That Opposing a $15 Minimum Wage ‘Taunts’ God?

Is Pete Buttigieg Right That Opposing a $15 Minimum Wage ‘Taunts’ God?

Are those who oppose raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour transgressing the Scripture and mocking the Lord God Almighty? One might get that impression from watching Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, when one of the participants explicitly made that argument.

The '30 Days of Gas Station Food' Experiment Holds an Important Nutritional Lesson for Americans

The '30 Days of Gas Station Food' Experiment Holds an Important Nutritional Lesson for Americans

Frank Beard's “30 Days of Gas Station Food” experiment shows that Americans enjoy a a bevy of nutritious food options, even in the places we least expect them.

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?

How Children Are Missing Life’s Meaning

How Children Are Missing Life’s Meaning

Is there something about the quiet, relaxed beauty of the outdoors that does something to refresh not only our bodies, but our souls as well?

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: Five Similarities (Besides Politics)

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: Five Similarities (Besides Politics)

The similarities go beyond politics. Here are five things the American President and the British Prime Minister have in common.

Hacking Homo Sapiens

Hacking Homo Sapiens

True to form, Elon Musk has a new idea to improve humanity. But will it actually make us better?

Political Polarization Is About Feelings, Not Facts

Political Polarization Is About Feelings, Not Facts

The upcoming book, “Overdoing Democracy,” argues that polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do.

Tulsi's Last Stand

Tulsi's Last Stand

The most interesting Democrat running for president could be felled by a party that cares more about wokeness than war.

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Here are four reasons that so many Americans own or want to own a gun.

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for Communism.”

How Our Culture Disempowers Teens

How Our Culture Disempowers Teens

Rather than criticizing teenagers as lazy and in need of more control and structure, we should recognize the ways our culture infantilizes its teens.

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

It wasn’t always this way.

Children Deserve Better Than ‘Baby Shark’

Children Deserve Better Than ‘Baby Shark’

Listening to “Baby Shark” is akin to torture. Yet somehow that song has racked up a staggering three billion views on YouTube. Who is watching it? Why aren’t parents putting their feet down?

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

Increasing the minimum wage doesn’t do much good for workers if they end up working far fewer hours than they would like.

Would a Marriage Proposal Ruin Your Graduation Day?

Would a Marriage Proposal Ruin Your Graduation Day?

Feminists go ballistic over a romantic incident.

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.

How to Do Well at a New Job – in Five Easy Steps

How to Do Well at a New Job – in Five Easy Steps

Can we please talk about how utterly awful starting a new job can be?

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

“50 percent of the work is done by the square root of the total number of people who participate in the work.”

What Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Taught About Forgiveness

What Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Taught About Forgiveness

If you don’t have the life you want, Kor might counsel, don’t double-down on mistaken ideas about life. Don’t rehearse your blaming thoughts keeping painful wounds open.

Non-Profit Hospitals Are Making a Killing

Non-Profit Hospitals Are Making a Killing

The tax incentives for non-profits are working out pretty well for non-profit hospitals. But is it working out for everyone else?

This Lawsuit Over ‘Sex’ and ‘Gender Identity’ Will Have Sweeping Implications

This Lawsuit Over ‘Sex’ and ‘Gender Identity’ Will Have Sweeping Implications

Anthony Stephens, a biological male employee who had agreed to and followed the funeral home’s sex-specific dress code for more than six years, intended to show up to work – as well as to the homes of grieving families – dressed as a woman.

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

A Modest Proposal for Reducing Pornography AND Saving the World From Climate Change

Online video is contributing to both moral and environmental pollution.

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Students are studying less. Grades are rising. And college graduation rates have increased a good deal in the last several decades.

China’s Recycling Ban: Surprisingly Helpful for the Environment

China’s Recycling Ban: Surprisingly Helpful for the Environment

American businesses can help solve the growing waste problem.

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

Lyme, Not Lime: How to Help Those Wrestling With the Bizarre Disease

It is not only the medical community who have been ignorant in diagnosing the disease. Family and friends have a hard time visualizing the symptoms of Lyme, and thus have a difficulty understanding the true debilitating nature of the illness.

Fighting for the Right to Repair Our Stuff

Fighting for the Right to Repair Our Stuff

Manufacturers are creating monopolies by preventing customers (or anyone else) from fixing their products. It's time to end that.

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

Reclaiming our common humanity in the art of classic movie storytelling

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