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Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

The world’s largest fast food company will be just fine. But what about workers?

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause. 

Rumor and Bias, Inaccuracy and Ignorance: The Low State of Journalism

Rumor and Bias, Inaccuracy and Ignorance: The Low State of Journalism

Americans have lost faith in today’s mainstream news media.

No One Is Coming to Rescue You—Especially Not a Presidential Candidate

No One Is Coming to Rescue You—Especially Not a Presidential Candidate

A politician cannot save us, not in the policy realm or our personal lives.

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why Notre Dame's Gothic Spire Should Be Rebuilt

Why the modern designs just won't cut it.

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.       

‘8 Mile’ and the Power of Logos

‘8 Mile’ and the Power of Logos

Given our society's current inability to engage in rational discourse, a renewed appreciation for the logos as a shared commitment to seeking and articulating truth could be our only hope.

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One

Childhood exuberance is now a liability.

Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

The tension, the delight, the mystery, the attractions between male and female, romance and courtship, the misunderstandings, the complementarity of various gifts physical, mental, and spiritual: I don’t know about you, but I’m raising a glass to diversity.

When Tech Elites Lose Their Religion

When Tech Elites Lose Their Religion

Thus it seems that we’re entering into a paradoxical twilight time, an era astride two ages. On one side of the twain, digital domination seems unstoppable, and yet on the other side, people don’t trust it.

Facebook Fascism and the Slippery Slope to Tyranny

Facebook Fascism and the Slippery Slope to Tyranny

The slippery slope towards tyranny? We're already on it.

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Once upon a time kids didn’t go to preschool. Or kindergarten. And when they did go to the latter, the expectations were much more kid-friendly and age appropriate.

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

It's being used to drive a narrative the media wants to hear.

The Gender Charade Facing the Supreme Court

The Gender Charade Facing the Supreme Court

It was announced this week that the U.S. Supreme Court would be considering a lower court decision that redefined the word "sex" to mean "gender identity." 

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

Do young Americans really know what it means to live under socialism?

Should the Boston Marathon Bomber Get to Vote?

Should the Boston Marathon Bomber Get to Vote?

During a CNN town hall on Monday, a student asked Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris whether they would allow felons in prison to vote.

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

A quarter of teachers report being the objects of student violence and abuse according to a recent survey out of the UK.

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Three Arizona students may soon learn a valuable lesson: There’s a difference between exercising your free speech on campus and blocking someone else’s attempt to do the same.

How Totalitarians Force Confessions From Innocent People

How Totalitarians Force Confessions From Innocent People

George Orwell and Charles Dickens offer some disturbing insight into how totalitarianism works.

How Artificial Intelligence Systems Could Threaten Democracy

How Artificial Intelligence Systems Could Threaten Democracy

The misuse of AI is not limited to autocratic states.

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

This race to the elusive top is causing many young people to experience severe anxiety, depression, and hopelessness.

The Rights Glut

The Rights Glut

When someone talks about someone having "rights," what do they mean?

Baby Boomers and Their ‘Buddy’ Children

Baby Boomers and Their ‘Buddy’ Children

No wonder boomers want to be “buddies” with their children. They may be the only friends they have.

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

This counters the idea that teenagers respond poorly to Shakespeare's work.

A Legal Immigrant's Lament

A Legal Immigrant's Lament

Medi-Cal wields a budget of $20.7 billion but does not quantify how much taxpayer money it spends on false-documented illegals. 

Red Flag Gun Laws Are a Page out of Dystopian Science Fiction Novels

Red Flag Gun Laws Are a Page out of Dystopian Science Fiction Novels

Americans should tread with care on the red flag issue.

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Perhaps a return to smaller districts and schools would be a wise move for students across the country.

A Good Friday Remembrance from the Heart of the Holocaust

A Good Friday Remembrance from the Heart of the Holocaust

An experience in the concentration camp caused one woman to abandon her indifference toward the suffering of Christ.

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