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Why There Are Costs to Moral Outrage

June 21, 2017 0

Everyone seems to be outraged about something these days. Is all this moral indignation costing us far more than its worth? Justin Tosi, University of Michigan and Brandon Warmke, Bowling Green State University Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. […]

Iran’s Impasse and the “Sanctions Black Hole”

June 20, 2017 0

The current plan for sanctions against Iran leaves the regime between a proverbial rock and hard place, since its choices are comply or die. The adoption of “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017” by the United States Senate has […]

From the Pentagon Papers to Trump

June 16, 2017 0

How the government gained the upper hand against leakers. Margot Susca, American University School of Communication In October 1969, a national security official named Daniel Ellsberg began secretly photocopying 7,000 classified Vietnam War documents. He had become increasingly frustrated with […]

For Profit is the Origin and Future of Education

June 16, 2017 0

Americans are willing to apply free market principles to many things, but they distrust for profit education. Is that harming our higher education system? In spite of the protests of many, the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is announcing some […]

SJW Degrees Show Need for Education Reform

June 16, 2017 0

Once upon a time, a college education was meant to prepare someone to enter the workforce. With the addition of SJW degrees, that time is coming to a close. Amid increased politicization on college campuses, and the rise of the […]

The Iran Opportunity Before the Arab World

June 15, 2017 0

A new US president has symbolized a new foreign policy, particularly when it comes to dealing with Iran. The US is resetting the table, both militarily and diplomatically. During the election campaign, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged to focus his second […]

Are Jokesters Screwing Up Our Data on Gay Teenagers?

June 13, 2017 0

Are kids being silly, and gaming the system on surveys about sexuality? There has been at least one theory on teens fibbing about being LGB, but is it right? Stephen Russell, University of Texas at Austin and Jessica Fish, University […]

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