dennis-prager:-explaining-conservatism

Dennis Prager: Explaining conservatism

Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. There are a number of reasons many young people shy away from conservatism. The most obvious is that they have been exposed only to left-wing values — from elementary school through graduate school, in the movies, on television, on social media and now even…

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Economic Literacy for Everyone

Economic illiteracy permeates modern society. From the everyman to the highly educated, economic fallacies are regularly repeated, resuscitated, and released into the public discourse. The effects are pernicious. For example, in New York, policymakers continue to enact rent controls, even though most economists agree they are harmful. As Henry Hazlitt states in Economics in One…

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When the Family Is Abolished, People Starve

Sophie Lewis wants to Abolish the Family. In her sympathetic review of Lewis’s book, Erin Maglaque traces through the “utopian” views of the anti-family movement. She tells of the 19th Century Fournier communes that “freed” women of the “drudgery” of cooking for their families. Lewis wants to expand on the idea of kitchenless households to…

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Ireland Unification Movement Gaining Steam

Ireland Unification Movement Gaining Steam It’s been just over a century since Ireland was divided into two political entities, and an increasing number of people in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland think it’s time to join together as one nation.     In a recent indicator of the growing momentum, 5,000 people packed…

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Will the Supreme Court End Affirmative Action?

Can race continue to be a factor in university admissions? A Harvard University building on August 30, 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images) If you thought the Supreme Court threw up some dust overturning Roe v. Wade , watch this current term as the Court considers overturning Grutter v. Bollinger and decides…

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7 Killed on Subway in Gun-Controlled NYC

new york stabbing A youth basketball coach was stabbed to death on a New York City subway Thursday night, the seventh murder victim on the subway system in gun-controlled NYC this year. The New York Daily News reported 36-year-old Charles Moore was attacked around 10:30 p.m. while exiting the “northbound No. 4 train at the…

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A Half-Capitalist Country

A Half-Capitalist Country by David Reavill William Galston, writing for the Brookings Institute, recently wrote an article entitled: “The US Is Still A Capitalist Country.” I think he was half right. At least parts of America are capitalist, but there is real doubt about the other half. There are large swaths of America where free…