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Recent Articles:

A Note from the Groves of Academe: Porn Expert Professes Delicate Sensibilities

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and the Closing of the Liberal Mind

The Shame of Brandeis

Vogue Gives Up

The Bloom Is Off the Vogue

Spring Break?

Media Note: Sharyl Attkisson's Departure from CBS Is Fraught with Meaning

The New Courtiers: Or Things You Can No Longer Say “in the Shadow of the West Wing”

Battle of the Ages: Boomers vs Millennials • Stossel

Is The Self-Esteem Movement Killing Achievement?

What--If Anything--Does "House of Cards" Say About Washington?

Lost in Translation: ‘The Great Gatsby’ on film is doomed to failure

VIDEO: Valentine's Day & Dating Culture on College Campus

Valentine's Day Gifts Speak To The Infantilization Of Women

Valentine's Day Gifts Speak To The Infantilization Of Women

An Agenda-Free Valentine’s Day

An Agenda-Free Valentine’s Day

Downton and Bluegrass: A Valentine’s Day Reflection

Post-Work America: The Obama Democrats Have A "Troubling" Notion Of Work

The IRS Hearings: An Email That Is More Than A Smidgen?

Kids, Want To Read A Great, New Book About a Cowboy Who Became Commander-In-Chief?

Washington: The Insular City

Beyonce: Can I Have The Night Off From Being a Feminist Icon?

New York Post: ‘Jay Z a poor excuse for a husband’


Driving Miss Hillary

More on SOTU: Getting Inequality Wrong

Wendy Davis and Biogate

Hoff Sommers: Masculinity Is More than a Mask

What about that Swearing Toddler Featured by the Police Union?

What Jefferson Read and Obama Watches

The De Blasio Inauguration: Teen from Dysfunctional Family Used as Prop for "Inequality"

Giving a Little Gives a Lot

Seasons Greetings!

Pajama Boy Vs. Marlboro Man

Misunderstanding the Debate About the Roles of Women and Men

What Do All Recent School Shooters Have in Common?

Study: Having Daughters Makes Parents Republicans

Hunter Yelton and the "Culture of Rape"

Huff Po's Twenty-Five "Best Moments" for Women in 2013

Hobby Lobby Case: Which Side Is the Aggressor in the Culture Wars?

When Did Class Warfare Become the New Normal?

Sound of Music Scores Huge Ratings

Glamour’s False Charm

Why White Trash Habits Keep Grads in the Parental Basement

Bad for Women, Bad for Germany

Hoax Alert: Anti-Gay Message Faked

Thank You, Sarah Josepha Hale

Let's Keep Thanksgiving A Day of Thanks

Big Government’s Real Damage