Culture

Florida’s New Teacher Carry Law is a Decent First Step
2019-05-28

When it comes to school safety, a good place to start is allowing local jurisdictions to reassert local control in their own communities.... Read more

The History and Results of our Disastrous Public School System, Part II
2019-05-28

All across the nation, students are being prodded like cattle into classrooms, and the one-size-fits-all approach is failing them.... Read more

As Airbnb Grows, This is Exactly how Much it’s Bringing Down Hotel Prices and Occupancy
2019-05-28

Airbnb continues to become a growing threat to the major hotel chains...... Read more

CBD: The Next Weapon in the War Against Opioid Addiction?
2019-05-28

A new study suggests that CBD could help curve cravings in people who have an opioid use disorder.... Read more

Rent Control Did to Vietnam What US Bombers Couldn't
2019-05-28

In many cases rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing.... Read more

Envy, Inc.
2019-05-23

Why do so many people resent capitalism, even when they benefit enormously from it?... Read more

6 Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in Stuff They Don't Need
2019-05-23

Many of us have taken advantage of the vast global economy, but in the process, we have become overwhelmed with stuff.... Read more

Democratic Senator Teaches 8th Grade Students about ‘Abortion Rights’
2019-05-22

Democratic Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono lectured a group of middle school students about “abortion rights” in America.... Read more

What Would It Mean for AI to Become Conscious?
2019-05-22

“By 2029, computers will have emotional intelligence and be as convincing as people.”... Read more

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success
2019-05-22

A new book by longtime Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard reveals the downside of our society’s preoccupation with early achievement.... Read more

Why Forgiving Student Debt Would Solve Nothing
2019-05-22

Student loan forgiveness might succeed as a presidential campaign’s bumper sticker, but it fails as a serious policy.... Read more

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time
2019-05-22

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.... Read more

Texas House Approves Bill Allowing Handgun Carry In Places Of Worship
2019-05-21

The Texas House approved a bill allowing handgun owners to carry firearms inside places of worship.... Read more

Europe’s Most Pro-Gun Nation Just Voted for More Gun Control
2019-05-21

Under pressure from the European Union, Swiss voters on Sunday agreed to new gun regulations.... Read more

Statistical Disparities Among Groups Are Not Proof of Discrimination
2019-05-21

To cling to a narrative that asserts racial discrimination as the only cause of statistical disparities turns a blind eye to reality and leads to harmf... Read more