Culture and Society (page 2)

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    Signs of a cultural revolution

    Ross Douthat of the American Enterprise Institute places today’s political controversies in a larger context. The force transforming Western liberalism has many hashtags, many slogans, many admiring and pejorative descriptions, but no single name that everyone can recognize as a singular description of the thing itself. #MeToo and…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2020
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    Prediction of a new silent majority

    Roger Simon writes for The Epoch Times about a likely backlash from today’s crazed political culture. Led by a media that is at once delusional and cynical—an eye-rolling combination—America is in the throes of a national madness. Few are able to tell the truth—and when they do, they…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on small-town restaurants’ important role during the time of COVID-19. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s economic shutdown orders have been relatively strict.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2020
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    Who was Frédéric Bastiat?

    New video from IEA:  …
    Jon Guze, June 5, 2020
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    Mandating masks isn’t really about safety

    Molly McCann explains in a Federalist column why governments that mandate masks during the COVID-19 pandemic are focusing on more than health and safety. On May 26, Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam announced that wearing masks outside one’s home will be mandatory effective May 29. He first hinted he…
    Mitch Kokai, May 28, 2020
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    Civil society’s vital role in addressing COVID-19

    Ryan Streeter and David Wilde explain at Real Clear Policy why response to the COVID-19 pandemic requires a strong civil society. The spirit of American volunteerism has been on display from the very beginning of the coronavirus crisis: Medical workers have flocked to virus hotspots to help; scientists…
    Mitch Kokai, May 26, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the state elections board losing its request to loosen rules for the 2020 elections. John Trump’s Daily Journal focuses on COVID-19’s impact on music festivals and professional musicians.
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2020