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How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

Whatever I teach, I teach storytelling.

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

Class Struggle and the End of Identity Politics

The end of identity politics is that you end up in a class of one.

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Why We Need a Socialist Dating Market

Dating apps like Tinder  have created a large, unregulated market for dating.  But here is where capitalism fails. Every man can join a dating app, few will ever get a date.  

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

‘Immediate Harm to Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

The largest organization of labor unions in the U.S. slammed the Green New Deal for combating climate change by threatening the livelihoods of millions of Americans.

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Life Lessons from a Modern-Day Lighthouse Keeper

Split Rock Lighthouse keeper Lee Radzak is leaving the job after 36 years. What made him stay so long?

What Does the Government Buy on Its Year-End Spending Spree? Here’s What Made the List.
When French Atheists Committed Genocide

When French Atheists Committed Genocide

The monarchy the revolution deposed was mild and nonviolent in comparison with the revolution that followed it.

After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

After 100 Years, Mussolini’s Fascist Party Is a Reminder of the Fragility of Freedom

Mussolini's life offers deep, cautionary insights for contemporary politics.

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

What's the Problem with 'Reparations'?

As the issue of reparations for victims of slavery rages, we encounter a common problem: virtually no one is addressing the specifics of how such a reparations effort would be administered.

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

Seven Ways to Remain Sane in an Age of Insanity

All of us, liberals and conservatives, need laughter. Not the snide humor of some late-night comedians, mind you, but the rolling guffaw our attackers deserve, a belly laugh of epic proportions.

 

Venezuela's 3 Comrades in Economic Meltdowns

Venezuela's 3 Comrades in Economic Meltdowns

The last decade has witnessed very few collapses as steep as the one Venezuela is still immersed in, but there are some significant runners-up.

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Media Hostility Could Help Trump Win Reelection

Those who “don’t remember history are condemned to repeat it.” But the hostile media apparently don’t remember history and are at it again.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

I Was America’s First ‘Nonbinary’ Person. It Was All a Sham.

Three years ago, I decided that I was neither male nor female, but nonbinary. Now, I want to live again as the man that I am.

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

The New Moralism of Female Leaders

If we truly believe men and women to be equal, then does that include the capacity for mistakes?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

Is Contentment Possible in the Midst of Calamity?

G.K. Chesterton believed we have something to learn from the controversial and inflammatory Dominican friar Savonarola. Was he right?

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

Would city planners and neighborhood groups welcome a developer who planned to build a neighborhood of 1950s retro housing?

11 Economic Stats That Tell Venezuela's Story

11 Economic Stats That Tell Venezuela's Story

The suffering in Venezuela is not just tragic. It’s also senseless.

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Is It Time for International Women’s Day to Lose Its Victimhood Status?

Women are constantly starring as victims of the male patriarchy, of inequality, of sexual/physical/emotional/abuse.

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Royals know the secret... do you?

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

Looking for Springtime in an Age of Outrage

For centuries, people have immigrated to this country in search of the “American Dream.” Think about it. What other nation has the word “dream” attached to its name?

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

Democratic Party Supports Socialism, Poll Says

The Zogby and Harvard/Harris polls showing rising support for socialism among Democrats are not outliers.

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Lawmakers in Hawaii Propose Repealing Second Amendment

Legislators in Hawaii moved this week to bring their concerns about the Second Amendment to the national level.

Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

What’s the secret of a happy and enduring marriage? According to a team from the Yale School of Public Health, it could be the genes of husband and wife.

How Toxic Masculinity Permeates the Intellectual Takeout Office

How Toxic Masculinity Permeates the Intellectual Takeout Office

Instead of seeing the toxic masculinity abate, I have seen it rise to a fevered pitch in the last few months.

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