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We are Misreading and Misleading Millennials — Badly

BY RICK B. LARSEN, SUTHERLAND INSTITUTE Millennials are currently 24-38 years old, and as a voting bloc they are about to surpass Generation X and...

Remaking the Senate: Hyper-Democracy Rears Its Head

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Periodically, those who do not think that the U.S. Constitution is “democratic” enough set out to repudiate...

What’s Wrong With Reparations?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON David Brooks of The New York Times has now jumped on the bandwagon, writing “The Case for Reparations.” The idea of paying...

Open Letter to a Journalist About His Paper’s Position on Climate Change

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Mark Trumbull, Staff Reporter The Christian Science Monitor Boston, MA 02115 Dear Mr. Trumbull, Last month, in your introductory remarks to The Christian Science Monitor...

In a Hero’s Funeral is a Lesson for Us All

BY BOB BARR Riley Howell was laid to rest Sunday in Waynesville, North Carolina, at a funeral service with full military honors. He was not...

Tinkering With the Voting Age

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Earlier in March, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) proposed an amendment to H.R. 1—the Democrats’ ambitious attempt to “expand Americans’ access to the ballot...

C.S. Lewis on Compelling People to Do Good

BY CLARENCE CARSON One of the more amiable traits which many people have is the inclination or desire to share something good with others. If...

The EU threat to democracy and liberty

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Author's note: This article was originally published in the London based Bruges Group on 17 November 2015 just before our famous...

Climate-Change Politics – Part 3

It's the enviro-fascists versus free speech and science BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON I wrote in my previous column that environmentalists are exploiting the climate-change issue to promote an...

The End Game of Climate Change: Socialism – Part 2

Climate change isn't about the environment BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON I discussed in my previous column some of the scientific issues pertaining to the climate change...

The Role of Respect in Education

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Respect for others is the key to social harmony and a functioning democracy. It is a check on willfulness and selfishness,...

“Enough to Buy Back the Product”

BY HENRY HAZLITT Economic in One Lesson, Chapter 20 Amateur writers on economics are always asking for “just” prices and “just” wages. These nebulous conceptions of...

Rights and Non-Rights: A Simple Way to Distinguish the Two

Despite the centrality of rights in American history, it’s readily apparent today that Americans are of widely different views on what a right is,...

‘Justice’ Is the Word of the Year, and ‘Social Justice’ Is Its Orwellian Opposite

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has declared “justice” its “Word of the Year” for 2018, owing to a 74 percent year-over-year increase in...

Evil and God: Reflections of a Former Atheist

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST In my early twenties, before my conversion to Christianity in 1976, I did not believe that our world offered entirely convincing...