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Root Principles & Common Sense Philosophy: Contemporary Issues

Does Informing Schools on Bullying Make It Better or Worse?

BY IZZY KALMAN It was inevitable that researchers would discover the obvious One of the most important research studies ever conducted on bullying was published this past July...

Millennial Becomes Unhinged After Boss Corrects Her Spelling of “Hamster”

BY SELWYN DUKE Being simultaneously comical and tragic, perhaps nothing reflects our descent into Idiocracy more than millennials who’ll insist their misspellings of words are...

El Paso: The Real Root Causes of Mass Shootings

BY SELWYN DUKE In the El Paso shooting’s wake, evident is the same wash-rinse-repeat pattern. There are the inevitable calls for gun control by demagogues...

Suffrage to Suffering: Women Empowered Democrats in the Midterms

BY SELWYN DUKE Well, ladies, you did it again. No, not all of you. But here’s the reality: If only men had voted this election,...

The Two “Fatal Flaws Lurking in American Leftist Politics”

A humble attempt to help Jordan Peterson with his challenge IZZY KALMAN, RESILIANCE TO BULLYING Dear Prof. Peterson: I have had the pleasure of following you prior...

Why Should Whites Be Happy About Becoming a Minority?

BY SELWYN DUKE White people are finding it “difficult to adjust” to becoming a minority, goes the premise of a new AP history textbook —...

Parkland Kids: The Return of the Grieving Activist

BY SELWYN DUKE According to many gun-control advocates, 18-year-olds are too immature to handle guns — but are mature enough to advise us on gun...

Race and IQ: A High School Science Fair Project Ignites a Storm

BY SELWYN DUKE We don’t know the student’s name, but we do know that he hit a nerve — in fact, he hit a whole...