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The Covetousness Crisis

November 25 2014
by Hadley Heath

The devastating effects of America's covet-driven culture.

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Having it all? Unlikely expectations for professional women

November 25 2014
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Need more proof that women can’t have it all? Check out a new study from the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. University of Texas researchers found that, as women move up the career ladder, they show more signs of depression. Men, on the other hand, show fewer.

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A Tale of Two Substances

November 21 2014
by Charlotte Hays

Berkeley takes on "Big Soda."

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(Not Really) Helping Minority Girls

November 18 2014
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Well, ladies, your time has finally come. After months of complaints that “My Brother’s Keeper,” the president’s effort to address the problems of black and Hispanic boys, was too exclusionary, the White House is going to start a parallel effort for girls.

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Democrat Leaders Just Don’t Get It

November 18 2014
by Carrie L. Lukas

Helping women succeed in the workplace requires a little flexibility and simple commonsense. 

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How Obsessing About Bad Men Reinforces Their Behavior

November 17 2014
by Sabrina Schaeffer

From the hysteria over a “rape culture” on college campuses, to the #YesAllWomen social media campaign, to the more recent uproar over “street harassment,” the crescendo of anti-male rhetoric is deeply worrisome.

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Men Can Be Pigs; We Knew This Before The Latest ‘Damsel In Distress’ Video

November 12 2014
by Carrie L. Lukas

Our first line of defense should be making sure young women know it, too.

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Obama’s Bogus Climate Deal with China

November 12 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Economic factors will make the Chinese ignore it, and should do the same for the U.S.

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A Worthy Mission For Today's Grads

November 12 2014
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

From tech startups to pasta companies, there’s tremendous opportunity, if only someone would steer young talent in a more productive direction.

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No-Sweat Food Stamps

November 10 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Advocacy groups have forced New Mexico to delay the reinstatement of the work requirement.

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Bye-bye, Sandra Fluke. Hello, Joni Ernst

November 7 2014
by Charlotte Hays

The “War on Women” Meets Reality

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Let's Start a New Season of Treating Women like Grown-Ups

November 5 2014
by Carrie L. Lukas

The War on Women didn’t work. Can we please start talking about women and public policy seriously?

 

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The Coffee’s On Us

November 3 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Federal agencies spent $20 billion last year with purchasing cards that don’t require public disclosure.

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The Obamacare Shuffle

November 3 2014
by Karin Agness

Playing politics with health care before the midterms. 

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Medicare Reform: Scrap the SGR and Use Markets to Control Costs

October 30 2014
by Hadley Heath

Instead of passing an annual "doc fix," we should finally fix Medicare's reimbursement system for good.

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Purse Party at the GSA

October 30 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

This is not the first time the General Services Administration has come under scrutiny lately.

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Hold the Phone

October 30 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A White House electrician ran up a $1,550 bill on personal calls — and taxpayers covered the costs.

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Chivalry Is Dead, Long Live Feminism

October 30 2014
by Sabrina Schaeffer

Call it chivalry or just plain manners, but men and women previously had a better framework for acceptable behavior, on and off the streets.

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Dysfunctional Disability Judges

October 28 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

As SSA judges run the disability program into the ground, the disabled are put at risk.

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Food Stamps, without Work Requirements

October 28 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

In 42 states, able-bodied adults collect benefits without working.

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Planned Parenthood Misunderstands The Costs Of Birth Control, And The Concept Of Real Choice

October 25 2014
by Hadley Heath

I’m thankful that my recent post on Forbes gave Planned Parenthood the opportunity to clarify their position on over-the-counter birth control. It now appears their stance is not against over-the-counter birth control, but over-the-counter birth control coupled with repeal of the ObamaCare mandate that insurers must offer first-dollar prescription contraceptive coverage.

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A Glimmer of Hope for American Academia?

October 24 2014
by Charlotte Hays

All decent people want sexual misbehavior punished, but it is unclear why the Obama administration has taken a tact that demands the denial of due process to the accused.

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Not Just a Fracking Ban

October 23 2014
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Two local “anti-fracking” California proposals could ban most oil and gas production.

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How Republicans Are Peeling Women Away from Democrats

October 21 2014
by Sabrina Schaeffer

This election season we’ve seen many more groups – especially conservative women’s groups – actively engage in the conversation. This is a tremendous step in the right direction, and we’re apt to see a real difference at the polls next month.

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Generation Screwed

October 20 2014
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The attitudes of millennials ­toward marriage are getting harder and harder to understand.

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