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    Woke Math Doesn’t Add Up

    Kenin Spivak writes at National Review Online about the folly of “woke” math. Math proficiency is white supremacy, proclaims Deborah Lowenberg Ball, a mathematics professor and former dean of the University of Michigan School of Education. In the latest episode of the EdFix Podcast, Ball complains that math…
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2021
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    Democrats Combine Nanny State, Tribalism With Tobacco Plan

    Dominic Pino writes at National Review Online about the problems with Democrats’ tobacco-tax proposals. President Biden promised not to raise taxes on people making less than $400,000 per year. He has actually said that the middle class would see a tax cut under his “Build Back Better” agenda,…
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a leading state senator’s critique of a left-wing redistricting activist. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion discusses race and the impact of ideas in the classroom.
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2021
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    Ending Racial Discrimination Doesn’t Mean Banning Affirmative Action

    Wenyuan Wu writes for Minding the Campus about the debate surrounding a proposed constitutional amendment in North Carolina. The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a new bill (Senate Bill 729) which seeks to outlaw racial discrimination and racial preferences in public affairs. The bill’s language is identical…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    Newsom Wins Battle, Critics Still at War

    Jordan Davidson writes for the Federalist about the long-term impact of California’s gubernatorial recall election. Frustrated California voters may have lost the battle to recall Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 14, but the war to unseat him in 2022 is just beginning. Multiple outlets officially called the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    Democratic Tax Hike Proposals Explored

    Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner looks closely at congressional Democrats’ plans for raising your taxes. House Democrats unveiled a proposed slate of tax hikes this week that would raise rates on high earners, corporations, and even small businesses in what they said was an effort to pay…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    Less Wind, Higher Costs for European Energy

    Philip Caldwell of the Washington Free Beacon reports bad news for European energy consumers. Energy prices in Europe spiked to record highs in recent weeks as wind power production off the coast of the United Kingdom plummeted. The wind has stopped blowing in the North Sea, where Britain…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    Digging Into Details of Black Unemployment

    Walter Myers uses a National Review Online column to rebut a popular narrative about unemployment among black Americans. Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its disappointing monthly jobs report, which showed that the economy had added only 250,000 jobs in August, far fewer than the 750,000 expected.
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021