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Citizenship Needs an Owner’s Manual

BY LAWRENCE W. REED When you buy a new car, you get an indispensable document called an Owner’s Manual. Nobody ever throws the manual away...

It’s not just about sex

GARY L. WELTON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES I maintain a “Top 20” list of my favorite novels. According to my own rules, a book...

Book Review: John Tamny’s ‘Popular Economics’

MARK W. HENDRICKSON The multi-talented John Tamny—editor of RealClearMarkets, the Political Economy editor at Forbes, senior economic advisor to Toreador Research and Trading (among other...

Book Review: John Tamny's 'Popular Economics'

MARK W. HENDRICKSON The multi-talented John Tamny—editor of RealClearMarkets, the Political Economy editor at Forbes, senior economic advisor to Toreador Research and Trading (among other...

The Complete TurtleTrader: The Legend, the Lessons, the Results, by Michael W. Covel

BOOK REVIEW - The Complete TurtleTrader: The Legend, the Lessons, the Results. By Michael W. Covel Reviewed by Dr. Jonathan Dolhenty If readers want to learn...

Paul Berman's The Flight of the Intellectuals

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The recent controversy over Ayaan Hirsi Ali's speech at Yale reminded me of a review I published back in 2011...

Paul Berman’s The Flight of the Intellectuals

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The recent controversy over Ayaan Hirsi Ali's speech at Yale reminded me of a review I published back in 2011...

Democrats And Jobs: Love Them Or Hate Them?

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Historically, the Democrats proudly have worn the mantle of “the party of labor.” In practice, though, there has been an interesting dichotomy:...

Who Killed the American Family?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY The British press just reported the result of a new study by academics from Oxford and the University of London that children...

Has Secularism Become Our New State Religion?

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Liberalism, Progressivism and Barack Obama have all been pushing America toward erasing all traces of Christianity from the public square. Is there...

Sticks and Stones: A Failure of Investigative Journalism

BY IZZY KALMAN "Love criticism. It will bring you to your highest level." — Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson "The road to hell is paved with good...

William Graham Sumner’s ‘Forgotten Man’ – Mark Hendrickson

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON This week (Oct. 30 to be precise) marks the 173rd anniversary of the birth of William Graham Sumner (1840-1910). Sumner, one...

William Graham Sumner's 'Forgotten Man' – Mark Hendrickson

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON This week (Oct. 30 to be precise) marks the 173rd anniversary of the birth of William Graham Sumner (1840-1910). Sumner, one...

Napoleon Chagnon’s Noble Savages

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III If one of the purposes of a book review is to inspire readers to take up the original work, Elizabeth...

Napoleon Chagnon's Noble Savages

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III If one of the purposes of a book review is to inspire readers to take up the original work, Elizabeth...

Racist America? – Prof. Carl L. Bankston

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Many of my academic colleagues are dedicated to the proposition that the United States is racist to the core. That,...

Tyler Cowen’s Gloomy Vision Is Flawed In Its Very Conception

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Years ago, I thought that if I ever attempted to write a novel, I would describe a future dystopia in which...

Tyler Cowen's Gloomy Vision Is Flawed In Its Very Conception

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Years ago, I thought that if I ever attempted to write a novel, I would describe a future dystopia in which...

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life, by Jonathan Sperber

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Nearly a quarter of a century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the specter of Karl Marx continues to...

IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity, Charles LaVerdiere, Editor, Master Books, 2012, $14.99, 343 pp. Although organized education in America...

How the Left Corrupted Liberalism

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Leftwing politicians used to be called liberals. But after the failed presidential campaign of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, "liberal" became a dirty...

The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan, The Hachette Group, 2012, $26.99 When Salman Khan looks at children he sees...

Affirmative Action ‘Mismatch’

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Since its beginnings, affirmative action has been touted as a system that aids black and Hispanic students with little or no...

Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I recently talked with Professor Stanley Kurtz on my Saturday radio talk program and we discussed his new book called Spreading the...

Book of the Month: Bruce Bawer’s, “Victim’s Revolution”

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Victims’ Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind, by Bruce Bawer, HarperCollins, 2012, $25.99 The...

The Deterministic Free Will of Daniel C. Dennett

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III One of the greatest philosophical dilemmas posed by the development of the modern scientific view of the world concerns the...

Hobbes: A Biography, by A.P. Martinich

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Aloysisus P. Martinich, who holds an endowed chair in philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, is an internationally...

Remembering the Work of Jacques Barzun

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The great teacher, cultural historian and social critic Jacques Barzun died yesterday (October 25, 2012) at the age of 104....