Lifestyle

Do Participation Trophies Actually Make Kids Worse Off?
09/14/2018

If we want students to try activities, to learn to work hard, to overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams, we need to stop demeaning their activiti... Read more

How C.S. Lewis Predicted the PC War on Literature
09/13/2018

What makes for a good book? There are many possible answers: beautiful prose, interesting characters, a well-crafted plot, and so on, all of which cont... Read more

When anti-waste campaigns backfire
09/12/2018

Research shows that campaigns that try to make consumers feel guilty about the amount they waste often make things worse, not better. A new study point... Read more

Three Ways the U.S. has Changed Since 9/11
09/11/2018

Seventeen years after Pearl Harbor the United States presided over a stable world order and a robust, growing economy. Seventeen years after 9/11, the... Read more

The Trend Suggesting Millennials are Feeling Their Childless Void
08/29/2018

Annie Holmquist Millennials take a lot of heat for things. They’re rude, we’re told. They’re over-sensitive. They’re irresponsible. They can’t adult. O... Read more

A Doctor Explains His Prescription for Happiness
08/27/2018

Annie Holmquist I was working with a little eight-year-old girl on an assignment the other day when she stopped, looked at me curiously and asked, “Why... Read more

Revered College President Explains What Parents Miss in Preparing Their Children for College
08/22/2018

Annie Holmquist Packing up the car and taking a kid to college is always hard. Mom holds back tears and worries about the health of her “baby.” Dad che... Read more

The Mistake You Make in Every Political Argument
08/21/2018

Robin Koerner We’ve all been sufficiently frustrated by the gap between the values someone espouses and the policies they support that we’ve gotten int... Read more

Feeling Grateful for Gratitude
08/20/2018

Lawrence W. Reed With a few paragraphs in an email message, a lady named Wynne Wages really made my day last Wednesday (July 25, 2018). Her simple but ... Read more

Why Is the Nanny State so Popular?
08/20/2018

Bill Wirtz Bans on plastic straws, soda taxes, bans on diesel cars, the crackdown on smoking, restrictions on alcohol consumption: the list of restrict... Read more

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today’s Fashionable Philosophies
08/18/2018

Sean Malone Rates of teenage depression and suicide in America are rising. Attempts to explain this increase have centered around ideas that are now pe... Read more

Cutting Coal Could Mean Less Power, Bigger Bills
08/17/2018

The President of Consumer Action for a Strong Economy (CASE), Matt Kandrach, recently wrote an article regarding the dangers of cutting coal production... Read more

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth: Is This a Problem?
08/17/2018

Andrew Berryhill A 2017 study found that 66 percent of Democrats view economic inequality as a “very big” problem, and 93 percent believe it to be at l... Read more

The Liberal Snowflake of the Week goes to…
08/16/2018

I thought I would share my typical, but nonetheless “eventful” walk home from work last night. Your Liberal Snowflake of the week…Dru... Read more

San Francisco’s Protectionist Attempt to Ban Company Cafeterias
08/16/2018

Brittany Hunter Silicon Valley is no stranger to competition. The race to produce cutting-edge tech products that set you apart from the crowd is never... Read more