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Feminists Academics Outraged that Title IX Being Used in Abuse Case Involving Lesbian Feminist Professor

The gist of their complaint: Hey, we though Title IX was a feminist tool.

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Youth Unemployment Rate at 52-Year Low

Summer jobs don't just bring in some money. The provide valuable work experience.

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Glyphosate in Cereal: Another Myth Promoted by Unethical Green Groups

The EWG is at it again, scaring parents away from healthy food.

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College Loan Debt Said to Be Key Factor in One In Eight Divorces

Sign up for IWF panel exploring some alternatives to staggering college loan debt.

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Net Neutrality is Dead and the Internet is Getting Faster

Doomsday predictions of slowed or limited internet access to your favorite streaming, social media, and even porn websites have not come to fruition.

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Civil Discourse 101: A New Course on Many Campuses

Step in right direction.

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Ivanka Trump's Quiet Achievements

If you can tear yourself away from the Omarosa coverage today, Katie Pavlich profiles a woman who quietly is making policy changes that will improve the lives of individuals across the country.

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OpEd

A Paid Family Leave Plan That Congress Might Actually Pass

Via The New York Times

by Kristin A. Shapiro

The idea is to offer new parents the option of collecting Social Security benefits for at least two months in return for deferring their retirement age for the period of time necessary to offset the cost...

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The writing is on the seawall

Via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

by Erin Hawley

In a big blow to green activists and cash-strapped cities looking for new revenue sources, a federal district judge recently dismissed a climate change lawsuit filed by New York City.

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One president is responsible for America's retreat from supporting democracy abroad, and it isn't Trump

Via Dallas News

by Claudia Rosett

Is there any serious chance that on President Donald Trump’s watch, these dismal trends might be stopped, or even reversed?...

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Don’t blame capitalism for high health costs

Via The Hill

by Hadley Heath

This logic is flawed, as is the understanding of the word capitalism...

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Playing Victim Card Won't Win at Empowering Black Women

Via Newsmax

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

On so-called Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, we are told that we are victims of a double whammy...

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TV

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Radio

Health care is failing because we don't have a free market • Larry O'Connor Show • Listen >>>

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Mentions

Private School Students Face Fewer Dangers Than Public School Pupils

Via The Heartland Institute

by Vicki E. Alger

Fights, Weapons Possessions, Racial Tensions Among Host Of Problems Reported Less Often In Private Schools...

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Rubio-Wagner family leave bill would draw from Social Security

Via One News Now

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) is touting a new family leave bill that he claims would benefit parents and do so without growing the size of the federal government...

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Ann Wagner, Marco Rubio face conservative opposition in extending Social Security to paid family leave

Via Washington Examiner

by Carrie L. Lukas

Last week, Rubio unveiled legislation that would allow parents to take out Social Security early following a birth or adoption in exchange for delaying retirement...

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