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Some Good News for the Humanities

Mark Bauerlein has a terrific piece over at City Journal on two programs to promote studying the humanities in college headlined "Wisdom First, Job Skills Second."

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Two Truths and a Lie: Vaping

Can you identify which of the following is NOT true about E-cigarettes?...

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Student Loan Debt and the Craze for Socialism

Is student loan debt responsible for the popularity of socialism among Americans under 30?

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Newark’s Doomed Plan to Give Free Checks to Everyone

Universal basic income has failed elsewhere, so why try it here?

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Self-Serving NYU Student Who Confronted Chelsea Clinton was on a Political Payback Mission

Chelsea Clinton is NOT responsible for the merciless slaying of 50 people by a hate-filled murder.

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Despite the War on Poverty, the Achievement Gap Isn't Shrinking

Maybe we need to try something else.

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What about Bernie, Beto, and Biden and the Millennial Vote?

They are all categorized under the very privileged “straight-white-male” title and this is disqualifying in the eyes of many on the identity-obsessed left...

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OpEd

The Renewal Schools Disaster

Via Commentary Magazine

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

An epic $773 million failure in New York City...

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The Biggest Higher Education Scam Isn't Hollywood Fraud, It's Academia Itself

Via The Federalist

by Inez Feltscher Stepman

The justifications for propping up universities, which often act as little more than elite sorting mechanisms as well as left-wing indoctrination centers, are growing thin...

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Seen But Not Heard

Via City Journal

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Child-welfare agencies generally know when kids are in dangerous home situations, but all too often, they lack the will to remove them...

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Senators Ernst and Lee Introduce Conservative Earned-Leave Bill

Via National Review

by Carrie L. Lukas

Today, Senators Mike Lee and Joni Ernst are introducing the Child Rearing and Development Leave Empowerment (CRADLE) Act...

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How parental leave aids families

Via The Washington Times

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Feeling forced out of the labor force and ending up on government assistance, disrupts a young woman’s career path and can have long-term consequences...

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TV

Media Mob Blames Trump for Horror in New Zealand • Fox and Friends First

Beto Is Not Known for His Legislative Achievements in Congress • Fox and Friends

Environmental Public Policy Divided Across Party Lines in 2020 • Coast to Coast

Radio

When We Should Have Drawn the Line with Russia, And How We Should Respond Now • Secure Freedom Radio • Listen >>>

What Can States Do To Stop Outbreaks Due To Anti-Vaxxers? • The Lars Larson Show • Listen >>>

Child Stands Up to Anti-Vaxx Parents And Gets Himself Vaccinated • Steve Gruber Radio • Listen >>>

Mentions

A Legislative Unicorn: Paid Family Leave Without New Taxes or Entitlements

Via PJ Media

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Ernst, Lee, and Patrice Onwuka, a senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum (IWF), explained how it works at a press conference on Tuesday...

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Congress considers parental leave programs

Via WCIA

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Part of President Trump's budget proposal includes paid family leave...

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The Ivanka Trump effect: Why Republicans are now championing paid family leave, and what their new proposal looks like

Via Deseret News

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

A paid parental leave policy that would help working parents afford time off to care for their newborns is gaining momentum in Congress as more Republicans rally around the idea that has long been a cause for Democrats...

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