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In Pushback Against Trump’s Travel Ban, Canada’s Biggest School District Won’t Book U.S. Trips for Students

March 27 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The school district said its decision “strikes a balance between our equity and inclusion commitments as a school board, while not canceling already-approved trips for which a financial loss would be incurred.”

 

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Professor Recorded in Anti-Trump Rant Gets Faculty of the Year Award

March 27 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Orange Coast College has given its top award for instructors this year to Olga Perez-Stable Cox, the professor caught on camera calling Donald Trump’s election “an act of terrorism” during her human sexuality course in December.

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The UN's Palestinian-Women Shakedown Racket

March 26 2017
by Claudia Rosett

Another day, another anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations -- this one dressed up in the faux trappings of an assist to Palestinian women.

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‘White Girls, Take Off Your Hoops Earrings’ Graffiti Sparks Outrage

March 25 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Three Pitzer College students say they have received an onslaught of criticism after they claimed white women wearing hoop earrings is cultural appropriation. Now, they’re mad at the student newspaper for covering their comments.

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The Keystone Pipeline is a Plus for the Environment

March 24 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Approving Keystone XL has always made economic and scientific sense. President Trump has discovered it makes political sense, too. Better late than never.

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Pity Our Overconfident Celebrities

March 23 2017
by Julie Gunlock

The Dunning-Kruger effect is defined as a cognitive bias in which low-ability individuals suffer from illusory superiority. In other words, it’s when dumb as rocks folks think they’re brilliant.

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Trump is struggling with the Art of the (Republican healthcare bill) Deal

March 23 2017
by Hadley Heath

If the process proves successful, Republicans will be able to keep their promise of repealing all of Obamacare, and we will all be better off with freer health insurance markets where insurers can offer diverse plans at more affordable prices.

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Love ‘The Americans’, But Resist Cold War Nostalgia

March 21 2017
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

Amid the ongoing frenzy over Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, it was perhaps inevitable that The Americans would become enmeshed in the debate. But that’s no reason to start rewriting history.

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Looking for Misogyny in the All the Wrong Places

March 21 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

I’d encourage women not to bother being offended by a man who first addresses the male standing next to him, and not to assume misogyny is at the heart of every awkward conversation.

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Anne Hathaway Achieves Enlightenment—Sort of

March 20 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Kudos to Anne Hathaway for questioning one of the tenets of feminist faith. Now she might want to reconsider the rest of them.

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Why three (or more) parents leave the kids as losers

March 20 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

If growing up with two parents is good for children, why not try three?

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Neil Gorsuch and the Senate's Convoluted Supreme Court Confirmation Dance

March 20 2017
by Erin Hawley

The high theatre of a Supreme Court confirmation hearing is about to commence. When the senators doggedly insist upon more fulsome answers to questions—and they will—keep in mind that their questions may violate the Ginsburg Rule.

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Kids TV shows push cultural limits — but they’re damaging kids

March 19 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

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Who’s Afraid of Ivanka Trump?

March 17 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

Wary conservatives would be wise to follow the first daughter’s lead on paid-leave and child-care policies.
 

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Is it illegal to leak Trump's tax returns? Well, it depends.

March 17 2017
by Erin Hawley

The return itself reveals nothing untoward, but questions as to its origin and publication do raise serious concerns.

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Why So Many Pop Songs Kick Men to the Curb

March 16 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Whatever their pop idols tell them, not all men just want a woman who will “sit still” and “look pretty.”

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NYC ‘mega-pastor’ Tim Keller sees faith booming in the city

March 16 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Keller doesn’t see himself as a religious crusader living in some kind of haven for secular hedonists, though. Faith is alive and well in New York, he believes. And not just the squishy liberal kind either.

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Flushing Busybody Politicians

March 16 2017
by Julie Gunlock

The anti-flushable wipe fervor that is sweeping city councils and state legislatures isn’t just a waste of time and resources; It is a perfect example of the smallness and intransigence of big government.

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Facing down the divorce industry: Thank you, Ben and Jennifer

March 15 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

If there’s hope for marriage in Hollywood, maybe things are looking up for the rest of the country.

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What America Really Needs To Do About the UN

March 15 2017
by Claudia Rosett

Behind any move to slash UN funding loom a number of questions. What, precisely, might America hope to achieve? Where can this go? If the aim is to reform the UN, is that even possible?

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Feminism’s Problems are Bigger Than One Bad Teacher

March 15 2017
by Julie Gunlock

Many modern women simply don’t relate to the mainstream feminists narrative that the world (and mostly America) is overwhelmingly hostile to women.

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The Liberal-Arts ‘Bubble’ Didn’t Always Cause Such Trouble

March 14 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

What’s wrong with college students? That was the question again on everyone’s minds after last week’s episode at Vermont’s Middlebury College, where social-justice warriors ran scholar Charles Murray off campus. 

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After 30 years celebrating women’s history, have we made enough progress?

March 13 2017
by Andrea Bottner

As we celebrate Women’s History this month, let’s keep in mind it’s not just numbers that measure progress.

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New App Tracks ‘Manterruption’, Calling It ‘Violence Against Women’

March 13 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A new app listens in on women’s conversations with men, providing data about how many times they’ve been “manterrupted.”

 

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Green Activists Vandalize Trump Golf Course

March 13 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A group of environmentalists vandalized a Trump golf course in California, digging up grass to spell out “No More Tigers, No More Woods” in six-foot letters Sunday.

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