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The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

Last summer I had the opportunity to be a part of the best internship EVER, along with five other young people from around the country.

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

3 Things AOC Can Learn from Margaret Thatcher

AOC has enjoyed a meteoric rise in American politics. If she intends to have a lasting impact, then she should study the career of Margaret Thatcher.  

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

'They Shall Not Grow Old' and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

They Shall Not Grow Old is an extremely painful and powerful film to watch.

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

Assuming the physically stronger party is always more likely to be guilty is absurd.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

Free Seminar: Networking 101

Free Seminar: Networking 101

Free Upcoming Seminar on Networking 101

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

If you set out to get rid of your negative thinking, you are destined for failure.

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

4 Reasons Why Nixon Remains the Most Important President Since 1945

Richard Nixon's opening to China and not Watergate is what defined his presidency.       

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

It is no longer cool to be young, single and live in Manhattan.

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Unless Elizabeth Warren is nostalgic for the era of the Great Depression, she should recognize that increasing the minimum wage to a family wage would cause long-term harm to American families.

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Supremes Deliver Smackdown on Civil Asset Forfeiture

The Supreme Court’s ruling won’t end the practice, but it will limit the abuse.

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students

Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

They’ll probably start out watching clips from innocuous shows like “Peppa Pig” or “Paw Patrol,” but it’s all too easy for them to end up in much darker territory.

US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

To compete with robots, we need an education model that nurtures human imagination and ingenuity.

 Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

Support for 'Soaking the Rich' Is Rooted in Media Misinformation

By feeding falsehoods to respondents, pollsters can severely distort the results of their polls.

Most Americans Can’t Pass a Basic Citizenship Test. Here’s Why We Should Be Worried.

Most Americans Can’t Pass a Basic Citizenship Test. Here’s Why We Should Be Worried.

We need to fix this, for the sake of our republic.

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

Lara Logan is Right about Media Bias, but She Overlooks a Greater Threat

As a former CBS News correspondent, Lara Logan's  assertions about media bias have real credibility. These charges are not new and fail to see the real danger to media with alternative viewpoints. 

Child Deaths Fall Across the World, No Thanks to Marxism

Child Deaths Fall Across the World, No Thanks to Marxism

It has never been a safer world in which to be a child.

Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo

Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo

Children have to be taught what no means. But how?

Why Stress Is One of the Best Predictors of High Life Satisfaction

Why Stress Is One of the Best Predictors of High Life Satisfaction

People may spend their lives seeking permanent solutions to ease feelings of stress in their lives. Such solutions may seem tantalizingly close; in reality, they are out of reach.

Why the "Golden Rule" is an Obstacle to the Government's Agenda

Why the "Golden Rule" is an Obstacle to the Government's Agenda

When it comes to government, do we need the silver rule?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Marx and Lincoln: Comrades in the Making?

Looking back, it seems odd that the avatar of international communism and the exalted founder of the now pro-capitalist Republican Party were ideological bedfellows.

Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

It’s time to move away from outdated stereotypes of adolescents as only selfish and dangerous risk-takers and to consider how they are ripe for learning about contributing to others and their communities.

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

What the Magic Kingdom and American Culture Have in Common

Americans need not visit Orlando to go to Fantasyland .

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."

Michigan Seeks to Ban Police from Seizing Property from People Who Have Not Been Convicted of Crimes

Michigan Seeks to Ban Police from Seizing Property from People Who Have Not Been Convicted of Crimes

Michigan may be joining 11 other states that require a criminal conviction before any asset forfeiture.

The Missing Link in Rising Depression Rates?

The Missing Link in Rising Depression Rates?

Is there a connection?

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