Economics

Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality

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Congressman Tom Cotton of Arkansas speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
Photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Senator Cotton’s Stand

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton introduced legislation to ban critical race theory trainings in the United States military. The bill is concise, and desperately needed. Read More ›
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Subversive Education

Last year, the Wake County Public School System, which serves the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area, held an equity-themed teachers’ conference with sessions on “whiteness,” “microaggressions,” “racial mapping,” and “disrupting texts,” encouraging educators to form “equity teams” in schools and push the new party line: “antiracism.” Read More ›
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The Equality Act: The Next Step for the Cancel Culture?

There has always been tension between freedom and equality in the United States. History shows us that the American vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution to protect individual freedom and provide equal opportunity was not realized in the first decade of the Republic. Read More ›
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Revenge of the Gods

Next week, the California Department of Education will vote on a new statewide ethnic studies curriculum that advocates for the “decolonization” of American society and elevates Aztec religious symbolism—all in the service of a left-wing political ideology. Read More ›
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Critical Race Fragility

The Left has denounced the “war on woke,” but it is afraid to defend the principles of critical race theory in public debate. Read More ›
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Failure Factory

Buffalo school administrators have adopted fashionable new pedagogies: “culturally responsive teaching,” “pedagogy of liberation,” “equity-based instructional strategies,” and an “emancipatory curriculum.” Read More ›
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Gone Crazy

New York’s East Side Community School recently sent a letter encouraging white parents to become “white traitors” and advocate for “white abolition.” Read More ›
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The Invisible Asylum

Please join us on Thursday, February 25 at noon for a webinar with Christopher Rufo, Director of Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty. Chris will provide you with a unique perspective into the homeless crisis—what drives, what perpetuates, why nothing seems to help—and what we should be doing differently. Read More ›
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Bad Education

A Philadelphia elementary school recently forced fifth-grade students to celebrate “black communism” and simulate a Black Power rally in honor of political radical Angela Davis. Read More ›
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Spoiled Rotten

The United Nations International School has succumbed to the new racial hysteria. Read More ›