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Unaccountable

Unaccountable Public Schools by Larry Sand. California schools keep changing the standards of measuring them in order to keep pace with declining performance. More.

Jerk

How to Tell If You’re a Jerk by Eric Schwitzgebel. If you think everyone around you is terrible, the joke may be on you. More.

Plot

The Plot to Stop Brexit by George Eaton. How Remainers of all parties are planning to keep the UK in the EU – and why they believe they will win. More.

Thankful

10 Things to Be Thankful For by Barton Goldsmith. There are a million. Here are a few to get you started. More.

Poverty

The Poverty of Cosmopolitan Historicism by Carl Ritter. When the Soviet Union fell, Marxist utopianism came to an end. In the decades since, a new breed of utopianism has gripped the collective imagination. Cosmopolitanism dreams of a borderless world united […]

Rewires

Porn Is the Missing Piece in the Louis C.K. Story by Mary Rose Somarriba. Pornography rewires its viewers’ brains, distorting the way they interpret the behavior of those around them and making them believe that unacceptable behavior will be welcomed. […]

Destroy?

Why Religion Is Not Going Away and Science Will Not Destroy It by Peter Harrison. n 1966, just over 50 years ago, the distinguished Canadian-born anthropologist Anthony Wallace confidently predicted the global demise of religion at the hands of an […]

Victims

Roy Moore Reminds Me of My Rabbi by Bethany Mandel. In 2014, on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Rabbi Barry Freundel led the congregation of his Washington synagogue in pursuit of humble repentance before God. Ten […]

Spirituality

Is Spirituality Our Natural Inclination or Is It Learned? by Philip Perry. There’s a trend in sociology within the last century or so, arguing for or against what’s known as the Intuitive Belief Hypothesis. While psychology has been contributing to […]

Awful

Why Socialism Is Still Awful Despite Its European Image Makeover by Ben Dietderich. While conservatives have been busy repudiating outdated communist ideas, the American left has succeeded in selling a new fantasy: the democratic-socialist utopia. More.

Struggling

Struggling to see Palestine by Michael Press. For Westerners, the Bible and its prophecies have obscured as much as they’ve revealed about the Holy Land. More.

Undoing

Undoing the Dis-Education of Millennials by Adam J. MacLeod. I teach in a law school. For several years now my students have been mostly Millennials. Contrary to stereotype, I have found that the vast majority of them want to learn. […]

Non-Believers

Why Are Non-Believers Turning to Their Bibles? by Ben Sixsmith. Even in the middle of the atheism boom, Richard Dawkins described himself as a “secular Christian”. To the author of The God Delusion this meant an appreciation of “aesthetic elements” […]

Architect

CJ reviews President McKinley: Architect of the American Century by Robert W. Merry.

Bias

Taxpayer-Funded Bias on Middle East Invades K-12 Classrooms by Mitchell Bard. While much attention is devoted to the politicization of Middle East studies on college campuses, biased perspectives on Western values, Israel, Islam and terrorism are also infiltrating K-12 education. […]

Battle

New York’s Teacher-Credentialing Battle by Larry Sand. As charters train teachers their own way, the floundering establishment fights back. More.

CBT

Psychology’s Power Tools by David A Sbarra. Cognitive behavioural therapy has created interventions that truly help people to change. Here are the best of them. More.

Illusionist

The Illusionist by David Bentley Hart. Daniel Dennett’s latest book marks five decades of majestic failure to explain consciousness. More.

Demonization

Against the Demonization of Drugs by Sana Al-Badri and Marco Vega. For most of us, the word ‘drugs’ comes burdened with negative associations. Run a quick mental check: how many positive associations come to mind when you think of the […]

Broken

Science is Broken by Siddhartha Roy and Marc A Edwards. Perverse incentives and the misuse of quantitative metrics have undermined the integrity of scientific research. More.