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Staggering Learning Loss

Students fortunate enough to have their school move toward a hybrid learning model may begin to return to campus two days per week. However, many districts implementing a hybrid learning format are only allocating four days a week to some form of student learning. Why? Read More ›
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Revisiting the Simon-Ehrlich Wager 40 Years On

And so, as you listen to the purveyors of doom on the television and the radio, and read apocalyptic predictions of humanity’s future on Twitter and in the newspapers, bear in mind that with every hungry mouth comes a pair of hands and a brain capable of thought, planning, and innovation. Read More ›
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Liberalism and Its Discontents

Liberalism and Its Discontents

In this webinar, Center on Wealth & Poverty Director Christopher Rufo speaks with Professor Patrick Deneen about his most recent book Why Liberalism Failed, the civil unrest sweeping the nation, and the upcoming election. Patrick J. Deneen is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and has written four books, including The Odyssey of Political Theory, Democratic Faith, Conserving America?, and Read More ›

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Why Independents will Decide the November 3rd Election

Leadership always starts with vision. Whether or not a debate format and schedule gets back on track, President Trump needs to focus effective communication to independent voters on key domestic policy issues in the home stretch of the campaign. Read More ›
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Female doctor analyzing liquid in test tube

The Decline Effect

Random variation, post-hoc fallacies, and data mining mean that “proven” treatments often decline in apparent effectiveness when released to the general public. Read More ›
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Lab Coat Tyranny

Public health authorities in California have unveiled a plan that requires counties to meet new “health equity metrics” in order to emerge from the current Covid-19 lockdowns. It’s a broad experiment in social justice. Read More ›
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The Great Kindergarten Recession

Parents by the masses have opted to delay kindergarten for their five and six-year-old children. What are the ramifications for the children and our nation’s education system? Read More ›