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Communism and Millennials

Jerry Newcombe, In mid-December, a science editor for BuzzFeedUK, Kelly Oates, tweeted, “All I want for Christmas is full communism now.” Once this tweet was noticed, she withdrew it and issued an apology. A month earlier, another BuzzFeedUK staffer, Blake Montgomery, had responded to a tweet from President Trump. The president had declared November 7,

President Trump and Republicans make their mark on history with ambitious tax cuts

Matthew Vadum, Congress passed the largest overhaul of the tax system in decades yesterday, handing President Trump his first major legislative victory and clearing the way for strong economic growth likely to provide potentially long-term electoral benefits for Republicans. This historic development is already causing apoplexy and aneurysms on the Left where allowing people to

Would Revived Civics End Up Being Progressive Ed Redux?

Robert G. Holland, The good news is that civics education, which teaches children the basics of good citizenship, is quickly gaining fans after being dormant for decades.  There is a growing recognition that democracy cannot endure if three fourths of American students don’t know what makes their country tick. The big unknown is whether revived

A Century of Murder and Illusion

Bruce Thornton, The New York Times’ continuing romance with an evil ideology cries out for an answer. To mark the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution The New York Times has been running a series called “Red Century.” In the spirit of its Pulitzer-Prize winning Moscow correspondent and uber fellow-traveler in the thirties, Walter Duranty, the