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Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Just a Waste of Time: It’s Harmful

May 4 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Could this lead to more tolerance for sexual harassment?

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Suddenly, Every Museum Is All About The Buttons

May 4 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

What is it with kids and buttons?

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Hurricane Mizzou – Enrollment Plummets, Jobs Cut, Buildings Shutter

May 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

After raucous protests last fall, the University of Missouri has “a dark cloud hanging over the institution...

 

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Mizzou Officials Silent on Anti-Semitism Complaints– Spoke Out For Black Students

May 1 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Exclusive emails show the shocking lack of interest Mizzou faculty showed in anti-Jewish racism – and the totally different way the college treated racism towards African-Americans.

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Hillary, Hill, And Jill

April 29 2016
by Charlotte Hays

The left has a weird fixation on Clarence Thomas...

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Missouri Students’ Latest Target: The Campus Sushi Restaurant

April 28 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A student wrote to the chancellor complaining about the logo for Sunshine Sushi...

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Personal Care Accounts Can Help People Who Need Time Off from Work

April 28 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Americans are dismayed by stories about parents who can’t afford to take time off from work when a new baby is born... 

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Celebrities and Their Terrible Non-Problems

April 27 2016
by Julie Gunlock

Rich people, Hollywood actresses, and the media elite like to think they understand the struggles faced by middle and working class Americans...

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Melissa Click Just (Accidentally) Outed The Campus-PC Gestapo

April 27 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Melissa Click may not know it, but since being fired by the University of Missouri she’s already taken up another important role: unintentional destroyer of college campuses’ PC edifice...

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Why European Children Are So Much Quieter Than Yours

April 26 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

The playgrounds weren’t just beautiful. They were quiet...

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A Pennsylvania Primary Primer

April 26 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Five Northeastern states will cast their primary ballots today...

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New Revelations about Mizzou Crisis

April 26 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

New correspondence reviewed by Heat Street and National Review depicts the cataclysmic backlash against the University of Missouri...

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No Union Labor Deal for #Airbnb = Better Deal for Travelers

April 26 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Travelers rejoice: Gone is a proposed agreement between Airbnb and organized labor that would likely have jacked up the prices of vacation rentals...

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What I Want My Daughter to Learn from Elsa and Anna

April 25 2016
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

Do the body types of plastic dolls and animated Disney characters really make young women unhappy?

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State of the Parties, Two Perspectives: Republican: Make Women a Campaign Priority

April 22 2016
by Hadley Heath

Trump and other GOP candidates need to craft a better strategy to broaden their appeal, especially to the fairer sex...

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Teaching The Wrong Lesson About Student Debt

April 21 2016
by Hadley Heath

Government takeover has only made the crisis worse...

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Personal Care Accounts Can Help More Than Just Savers

April 21 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

The family leave issue is a tough one...

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Wage Mandates Are Neither Compassionate, Nor Just

April 21 2016
by Christina Villegas

 This unprecedented hike should not be emulated elsewhere as it will be disastrous for small businesses, low-skilled workers, and low to middle income consumers...

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Mizzou Records Show Students Feared Violence and Felt Targeted by Protestors

April 20 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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Let's Empower Women To Save More

April 19 2016
by Hadley Heath

Women tend to have a greater need for savings than men do, making this issue all the more urgent...

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How Trendy Politics Is Killing Teach For America

April 19 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

‘Our sober assessment is that these are the toughest recruitment conditions we’ve faced in more than two decades.”

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You Can Leave Your Kids In the Car, and Don’t Let the FBI Tell You Otherwise

April 18 2016
by Julie Gunlock

I'm glad I knew my rights...

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Equal Pay Day: Hillary's Favorite Holiday

April 15 2016
by Charlotte Hays

If Hillary Clinton has a favorite holiday, it just might be Equal Pay Day...

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At Last, A TV Show You Can Safely Enjoy With The Kids

April 15 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

I’ve found a primetime network television show that I can watch with my children...

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The Women On The Train: Women, Stress, And The Workplace

April 13 2016
by Sabrina Schaeffer

Challenges continue to face many women and families...

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