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A Pay-it-Back Plan for Teacher Pay

The other day, a beleaguered K-12 teacher told me, with a sigh, that it seemed unfair what teachers were paid. What if, she wondered, teachers were given a percent of the earnings of every student when these students grow up and begin to earn money. This way, we would all see what a tremendous impact…

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Conservatism, National or Constitutional?

Reprinted from Law & Liberty For the last four years or so, national conservatism has played an increasingly large role on the American right. Always a powerful force in Europe, this brand of conservatism is relatively new to the United States. Perhaps because of this, a collection of scholars who embrace national conservativism have compiled a…

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Helping Y’all Understand Protectionism

Donald Trump, the self-proclaimed “tariff man,” imposed a panoply of tariff increases in the misguided attempt to stimulate American production. However, Joe Biden, elected in large part by Trump haters, has in the words of the Orange County Register, “largely kept those tariffs in place.”   That raises the question about why parties with such sharply…

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Where NATO Defense Expenditure Stands In 2022

Where NATO Defense Expenditure Stands In 2022 According to its Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, NATO is currently undergoing “the biggest overhaul of collective defense and deterrence since the Cold War” after the organization has emerged as the chief supporter of Ukraine in its defense effort against a Russian invasion. But, as Statista’s Katharina Buchholz reports, even before…

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5 Things To Know About Europe’s Scorching Heatwave

5 Things To Know About Europe’s Scorching Heatwave For the last few months, Europe’s smoldering heatwave has been wreaking havoc across the region, causing destructive wildfires, severe droughts, and thousands of deaths. The EU’s record-breaking temperatures are making headlines around the world, as experts worry these extreme heatwaves could be the region’s new normal. Given the…

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On Popular Reason and Self-Rule

Editors’ Note: “The following is an excerpt from Michael Walsh’s forthcoming book, Against the Great Reset: Eighteen Theses Contra the New World Order, which will be published by Bombardier Books and be available October 18, 2022. Walsh has gathered a series of essays from among eighteen of the most eminent thinkers, writers, and journalists—including the American Mind’s own…

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Yemen’s Houthis ‘Will Not Extend UN-Brokered Truce’

The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels rejected to renew the United Nations-brokered truce in Yemen this week as international pressure to end the war has grown unilaterally. In his recent Middle East trip, U.S. President Joe Biden announced a joint agreement with Riyadh to “deepen and extend” the rapidly approaching ceasefire expiration date next month.  A critical…

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Is the Fed Finally Serious About Inflation?

Until recently, the Federal Reserve wasn’t taking inflation seriously. Fed officials claimed to be serious about inflation. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said that price stability was essential and the Fed would do everything it could to restore it. Their actions, however, showed that Fed officials were not serious about solving this problem. At their June meeting, the Federal Open…

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The Great Ammo Shortage Is Almost Over (Maybe)

The Great Ammo Shortage: Are We At the End? Even with Covid cases once again on the rise with even President Biden now infected, the country continues to settle into a “new normal.” Gas prices have come down slightly after the Fourth of July holiday, but inflation remains a serious issue, reaching 9.1 percent in June,…