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California’s African American Reparations Task Force Chooses To Fail

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

White supremacy. Systemic racism. These concepts form the theme of the interim report from California’s Reparations Task Force. The choice to focus the report along these lines misses the factors that are far more important in understanding the struggles of Black Americans. And because of this, the report will fail at advancing the lives of those it was tasked to help.

Policy BriefsFeatured

Victor Davis Hanson Explains The Difference Between American And European Conservatism

by Victor Davis Hansonvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The differences between American and European conservatism stem from the core differences in approaches to liberty, freedom, and equality.


The Sovietization Of American Life

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, June 5, 2022

Behind all our disasters there looms an ideology, a creed that ignores cause and effect in the real world—without a shred of concern for the damage done to those outside the nomenklatura.


Recalibrating Fukuyama’s Remedy For Liberalism’s Discontents

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Saturday, June 4, 2022

Despite their manifest differences and mutual aversions, the woke left – encompassing a large swath of progressive elites in the academy, media, entertainment, business, and government – and the new right, which for the most part is confined to a small band of conservative intellectuals, converge in their disdain for what they call “liberalism.”

Analysis and Commentary

How To Narrow The Excellence Gap In Early Elementary School

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Friday, June 3, 2022

In recent weeks, I’ve dug into the “excellence gap“—the sharp divides along lines of race and class at the highest levels of academic and educational achievement.

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The Libertarian Podcast: The Ball Isn't In The SEC's Courts Anymore

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Should the SEC be allowed to be judge, jury, and prosecutor in its own cases?

Analysis and Commentary

How California’s Primary Will Reveal Newsom’s Presidential Prospects

by Bill Whalenvia The Washington Post
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Facing a smooth glide through California’s June 7 Democratic primary and almost certain reelection this fall, Gov. Gavin Newsom says he has “sub-zero interest” in running for president in 2024.

Analysis and Commentary

Green Energy Chickens Coming Home To Roost

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Thursday, June 2, 2022

America is under siege. Our founding principles are under attack as they have never been before. Not even the Confederates trashed the Constitution or attempted to set up a Ministry of Truth to censor every idea they disagreed with.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Veterans' Lives Count

by Timothy Kanevia Why America?
Thursday, June 2, 2022

The airmen in our unit served in Korea, ready for war but never engaged, while our fellow veterans fought half the world away in Iraq.



by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The path to the 2024 presidential election will be shaped entirely by how things look for Donald Trump in the wake of the 2022 midterms.


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