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  • An Intriguing New Publication

    Tim Worstall is a senior fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London. He’s just started a new online publication called the Continental Telegraph. I haven’t had time to read much of it yet, but it comes highly recommended, and it includes a satirical advice column by “Aunt…
    Jon Guze, April 25, 2018, 103 words
  • Adults believe that youngins are not prepared for success in the workforce

    Gallup conducted a survey on behalf of Communities In Schools to gauge whether adults believe that young men and women are prepared for college and career.  According to the poll results, which were released at the inaugural Milliken Dialogues and Policy Summit today, most adults are not…
    Terry Stoops, April 25, 2018, 57 words
  • Martin Center column shines light on journalism school

    Liz Wolfe writes for the Martin Center a warning directed to college students considering the pursuit of journalism studies. The incentives of school are fundamentally mismatched to the incentives of the workplace: school incentivizes obedience and compliance, but workplaces (or at least good workplaces) prize ingenuity, creativity, and anticipating…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018, 318 words
  • The problem with social media

    Robert Tracinski of the Federalist traces the problem to the “social” part of the equation rather than the “media.” There is now widespread agreement that social media is a problem. In describing his hiring at The Atlantic and abrupt firing at the behest of a Twitter mob, Kevin…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018, 246 words
  • Another review plugging ‘Little Pink House’

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the new movie depicting the infamous Kelo property-rights case. Since the Supreme Court’s decision, Kelo has become a rallying point for proponents of stronger protections for property rights. President George W. Bush responded to the ruling at the federal…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018, 294 words
  • The downside of diversity

    Jay Cost of National Review Online explains the impact of diversity on national cohesion. A mantra we hear everywhere these days is that diversity is a good thing. And no doubt, it is. Diversity facilitates an exchange of ideas and opinions, and it promotes economic growth. Moreover, the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018, 204 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sarah Okeson profiles the N.C. House District 14 Republican primary for Carolina Journal Online. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes the importance of judging government spending based on the value added.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2018, 29 words
  • 21st Century Headlines

    “Cops used dead man’s finger in attempt to unlock his phone.” It appeared above this story in the Tampa Bay Times: Most people agree what the Largo detectives did at the funeral home was legal. What they diverge on is whether it was appropriate.
    Jon Guze, April 24, 2018, 237 words
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