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Learning From History

In helping the homeless we should be both generous and discerning. If we only provide material help in a way that enables addiction and overlooks mental illness, our generosity may be selfishness that gives ourselves a warm glow but hurts others. Read More ›
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war in Ukraine. Russia's aggression towards Ukraine. Support for Ukrainians in the USA. Worldwide protection of Ukraine. Support for the people of Ukraine. News and media headlines

Will Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Spark the Next World War?

After many missteps in other policy areas — stoking inflation, the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan — President Joe Biden is treading more carefully as he navigates a minefield. Read More ›
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war
Portland, Oregon. USA 02.26.2022. People protest against the war in Ukraine. Russia's aggression towards Ukraine. Support for Ukrainians in the USA. Worldwide protection of Ukraine. Support for the people of Ukraine. News and media headlines

Will Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Spark the Next World War?

After many missteps in other policy areas — stoking inflation, the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan — President Joe Biden is treading more carefully as he navigates a minefield. Read More ›
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Closeup shot of prayer candles with dark background
Closeup shot of prayer candles with dark background

The Mass Shooting in Uvalde, Texas Calls Us to Spiritual And Moral Revival

After getting over the pain and grieving of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting, many people and so-called experts have weighed in—offering more of the same old responses that have followed other similar tragic incidents. Read More ›
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Move Over DEI, Here Comes the J for ‘Justice’ in Race-Based Grading Policy

A new letter — “J,” for “justice” — has apparently been added to the “DEI” — “diversity, equity, and inclusion” — mantra. And, as with most progressive ideas, it will lead to the exact opposite of what it claims to promote. Read More ›
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Burning sheet of paper in the male hand.
Burning sheet of paper in the male hand.

Democrats Are Gaslighting American Parents About School Vouchers

Defunding public schools — even “stealing money” from them — is how the far-left and teachers’ unions term any attempt to offer parents more choice around education. For them, it’s about money and power, not children and high-quality learning. Read More ›
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American flags on tombs of American Veterans on Memorial Day, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky (Blur Effect)On National Register of Historic Places
American flags on tombs of American Veterans on Memorial Day, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky (Blur Effect)On National Register of Historic Places

By Keeping The Past Alive, Memorial Day Can Help Us Save The Future

Memorial Day is a profound American holiday because it connects the present with so many different points of our past. It was originally known as Decoration Day, a day set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the Civil War—America’s most costly war, taking the lives of at least 620,000 men. Among American holidays, Memorial Day is unique also in that it originated from the vanquished, not the victor. Read More ›
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old man beggar begging you for help sitting at dirty slum. concept for poverty or hunger people,human rights,donate and charity for underprivileged children in third world

What Does Real Compassion for the Homeless Look Like?

Discovery Institute’s Fix Homelessness initiative offers a path forward for policymakers, the public, and those who recognize that the failed policies of the past are doomed to fail in the future. Here we focus on the true causes of the crisis. And, importantly, we focus on the inherent dignity of those suffering while offering solutions that help them realize their full potential as human beings. Read More ›
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Human vs artificial intelligence concept.
Human vs artificial intelligence concept.

AI Will Overtake Humans, If We Let It

We determine our future relationship with artificial intelligence. Either we continue to safeguard human thinking while using AI to enhance human capability, or we buy into the materialist superstition that AI can give us the utopian freedom we deserve and jump into our high-tech armchairs. Read More ›