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'It's All for Our Kids': Hong Kong's Protesters Double Down on Demands for Freedom

August 19 2019
by Claudia Rosett

Undaunted by Chinese troops drilling just across the border and Beijing's threats about perishing by fire, Hong Kong's protesters on Sunday amplified their calls for freedom and democracy.

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What happened to Trump’s Kashmir mediation offer?

August 19 2019
by Qanta Ahmed

As Pakistan roils with anger at India’s brazen dismantling of Article 370, the US has remained impassive, disengaged, and has failed to truly recognize, let alone show an active interest, towards the regional gravity and international implications of this tectonic disruption

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Harvard’s Ban on Single-Sex Organizations Hurts Women

August 19 2019
by Erin Hawley

It denies them valuable leadership and networking opportunities.

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Feminism Is In Trouble

August 16 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

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'Stand With Hong Kong!' Where Is the Free World's Reaganesque Response?

August 14 2019
by Claudia Rosett

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California Shows Why Students Need An Escape Hatch From Public Schools

August 14 2019
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

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Mixed Messages: Can the United States Go Further as Champion of Religious Freedom?

August 13 2019
by Qanta Ahmed

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The Clintons’ new feminist book might ignore conservative women, but we shouldn't

August 9 2019
by Karin Agness

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Oklahoma Going After BigPharma

August 8 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

What Industry Will It Target Next?

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Why didn't any Democratic candidates tell the truth about the gender pay gap?

August 5 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

They would rather keep women believing that they are victims rather than empower them with truth and knowledge.

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Corporate gender quotas reinforce privilege

August 5 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

Progressives often support diversity mandates as a path to equality and a way to level the proverbial playing field. But all too often such policies are a disingenuous form of virtue-signaling that benefits only the most privileged and does little to help average people

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By Any Means Necessary

August 1 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

A timely new novel portrays parents scheming to get their children admitted to an elite school...

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If We’re Concerned About Harmful Media Content, We Should Limit Kids’ Screen Time

August 1 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

If we genuinely think that family, friends, teachers, and religious leaders provide the best role models for our children, then it is time to encourage kids to turn off their devices and pay attention to the positive, real-life influences around them.

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IWF Explains Bias Against Melania Trump

July 31 2019
by Carrie Sheffield

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The women out to stop Puerto Rico from having its second-ever female governor

July 31 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

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Democratic candidates get amnesia on stage

July 31 2019
by Carrie Sheffield

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Democrats are heading for a repeat of 2016

July 31 2019
by Carrie Sheffield

Tuesday’s Democratic debate highlighted how the left’s divide between socialism and pragmatism in 2016 is still alive and well in the 2020 presidential primary

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The Coming Hong Kong Crackdown

July 30 2019
by Claudia Rosett

The protests are the most stunning rebuke to Beijing since Tiananmen Square. They may end the same way.

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Progressive Privilege Harms Conservative and Progressive Causes

July 30 2019
by Carrie L. Lukas

Yet one form of privilege has been overlooked or dismissed: the privileged afforded to those with progressive political ideologies.

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Young Puerto Ricans haven’t seen a government that’s not corrupt

July 29 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

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Big Tech vs. Our Kids

July 25 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

When it comes to kids and screen time, the tide seems to finally be turning...

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A $15 Minimum Wage Would Put More Than A Million Out Of Work — And Tlaib Wants To Hit Even More

July 24 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Tlaib then added “when we started it, it should have been $15. Now I think it should be $20.”

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Why Hong Kong hearts are burning

July 23 2019
by Claudia Rosett

It took the biggest street protest in Hong Kong’s history to persuade her to suspend passage of the bill, which she is still refusing to withdraw entirely.

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One Type Of Diversity Never Seems To Matter

July 23 2019
by Carrie L. Lukas

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Partisan politics blocks a qualified judicial appointment in N.H.

July 22 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

In Washington, heated judicial confirmation battles are nothing new. Sadly, partisan attacks on highly qualified nominees now seem to have infected state court nominations as well...

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