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Let Us Now Praise Muslim Apostates

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia City Journal
Friday, September 1, 2017

Standing up to political correctness and facing death threats, the Muslim apostate writers Ibn Warraq and Ayaan Hirsi Ali have honored our increasingly endangered Western heritage of free thought, which includes the right—indeed, the obligation—to subject religious dogma to criticism and reason. 

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Setting Up The Generations Against Each Other

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Property 118
Thursday, August 31, 2017

As Thomas Sowell said: “Back in my old neighborhood, there was a special contempt for the kind of guy who was always trying to get two other guys to fight each other. Today it is considered a great contribution to society to incite consumers against producers, tenants against landlords, women against men, and the races against each other.”

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The Hate Crime That Dare Not Speak Its Name

quoting Shelby Steelevia WND - World Net Daily
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The American left, black social critic Shelby Steele wrote this week in the Wall Street Journal, has “a hunger for racism that is almost craven.”.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the West, Dawa, and Islam

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.

Analysis and Commentary

Life Among India’s Lowly

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, August 6, 2017

The lowest members of the caste system are born into forms of misery and humiliation from which it is nearly impossible to escape. Tunku Varadarajan reviews ‘Ants Among Elephants’ by Sujatha Gidla.

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Western Values Are Superior

quoting Thomas Sowellvia DeSoto Times-Tribune
Monday, July 24, 2017

My colleague and Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell reveals some of the problem. He says, “Those in the Islamic world have for centuries been taught to regard ...

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When Eugenics Was Progressive

by Russell Robertsvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

Improve society by improving human stock? A century ago, the Progressive movement cheered that disturbing idea. Historian Thomas Leonard, author of Illiberal Reformers, explains. 

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The Vanishing American Adult

interview with Ben Sassevia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A conversation with Senator Ben Sasse.

Analysis and Commentary

Sunstein Backs Down On Libertarian Marriage

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

In the most recent Econ Journal Watch, Cass Sunstein states that he has changed his mind about one of the most libertarian proposals he and co-author Richard Thaler make in their book Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness. I reviewed their book in the Summer 2008 issue of Regulation.


Michael Petrilli: Charters And Vouchers: Two Peas In A Pod

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses how to win charter supporters over to the cause of school vouchers.


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