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Why Kids Need Unstructured Play—And Why They’re Not Getting It

June 28 2016
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

Teachers and administrators seem to be reducing opportunities for children to explore their imaginations...

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From Brexit to Visions of a UN Exit?

June 28 2016
by Claudia Rosett

The Brexit was a vote for freedom...

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Our Killjoy Government

June 28 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

It’s a shame that government so often seeks to stamp out the fun...

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Social Justice Warriors Should Support Ryan Health Plan

June 27 2016
by Hadley Heath

Anyone concerned about social justice and economic opportunity should support this plan...

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University of Northern Colorado Backpedals on Bias Response Team Censorship

June 27 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

“We do not want to be in the process of censoring—that is not the intent.”

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No, Crazy Police Chief, Your Kids Don’t Need to Be 16 to Play Outside Alone

June 24 2016
by Julie Gunlock

Law enforcement is out of control when it comes to policing parents’ decisions...

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German Leadership Aghast at a Brexit It Helped Cause

June 24 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

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Why Is Fingerprinting Such a Sticky Point for Uber?

June 24 2016
by Charlotte Hays

Believe it or not, most of us are perfectly able to weigh our safety, price, and convenience concerns...

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Home Cooked Meals Aren’t Killing Mother Earth

June 23 2016
by Julie Gunlock

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Rebranding Requires More Than A Fresh Coat Of Paint: Why The New Hillary Is Just More Of The Same

June 23 2016
by Sabrina Schaeffer

The problem is that while Clinton may have undergone an outward rebranding, what’s inside remains the same...

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26 of the Democrats Who Participated in the Gun Control Sit-In Own Guns

June 23 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Here are some past posts about guns by weapons-owning Dems who participated in the sit-in...

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Interim Mizzou President: Those Who Didn’t Support Race Protests Were ‘Just Bitter, Angry People’

June 23 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Last fall, the University of Missouri was rocked by race protests that helped topple the president and chancellor...

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The Liberal Narrative About Free Condoms At Schools Is Debunked

June 22 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Another liberal narrative got deflated last week...

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Daycare

June 21 2016
by Carrie Lukas and Steven E. Rhoads

Raising a child in America is more expensive today than it has ever been...

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New at University of Wisconson-Madison This Fall: Microaggression Training for Freshman

June 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The college has decided to spend up to $200,000 on so-called cultural competency training...

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Muzzled Professors: An Inside Look at How One College Lets Students Censor Classroom Debate

June 19 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

One of the great appeals of college life is being exposed to new and different ways of thinking...

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The Kids Are Alright. It’s the Parents That Need Limits on Technology

June 17 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Parents know that they are supposed to limit our children’s exposure to technology...

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University Students Reported Healthy Food Alternatives, Birth Control Offer as ‘Bias’ Incidents

June 17 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The University of Northern Colorado has a Bias Response Team...

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University of Northern Colorado Hung 680 Posters Warning Against Offensive Speech

June 16 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Last year, the University of Northern Colorado hung 680 #languagematters posters around campus...

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Elocution Lessons: Yet Another Tool of the Patriarchy?

June 15 2016
by Julie Gunlock

“Like, omigod! People are so, like, rude and sexist.”

 

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Orlando’s Lone-Wolf Massacre Is ‘the New Normal’

June 15 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Deadly lone-wolf terror attacks are the new American norm...

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How Disney Teaches Contempt For Dads

June 15 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

‘Every 3.24 minutes, a dad acts like a buffoon.”

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We Need A New Approach To The #StateofWomen

June 14 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Today, the White House is holding a summit to discuss the challenges facing women in the United States...

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Feminists’ Olympic-Sized Frustration with the Work-Family Conundrum

June 14 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

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Kids Expelled From Kindergarten for ‘Microaggressions’? Maybe Soon in Kansas

June 13 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A Kansas K-12 school district may soon become among the first in the nation to prohibit “offensive symbols” and “microaggressions” and punish students and employees who violate this ban...

 

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