How Much Will It Really Cost to Send Your Kid to College?

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Are student loans a bubble like real estate was?

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Madonna, Drake, and the Entitlement of White Women

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Britni de la Cretaz condemns Madonna’s clear sexual violation of Drake at Coachella, and notes that it’s not the first time the star has acted out white supremacy.

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Mary Kay LeTourneau is Not a Lover, She’s a Rapist

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We cannot allow the media to romanticize and downplay child sexual assault. This is not a love story. This is a horrifying story of abuse.

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Why We Need H.L. Mencken

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Could a sharp-tongued journalist with a reputation for bitter honesty be the person we need to bring some sense to our 24/7 media circus?

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An American Liberal on the Israeli Elections

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Julie France discusses the seemingly unbridgeable divide currently separating the Israeli left from the Israeli right.

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Phil Robertson Reminds Me Why I’m a Humanist

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Dear Phil Robertson: A moral code based upon anything other than compassion for others is not really moral. Now, ask God to forgive you for the harm you’ve caused.

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What If ‘New Atheism’ is Actually Causing Harm?

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If our goal is peace, how can destroying all of Islam be the answer?

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6 Really Important Reasons You Should Think Twice About College

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If you think a college degree will bring you success, here’s why you should think twice. — Challenging my beliefs piqued my curiosity, and I began gathering information. It is time to stop the insanity! The insanity of blindly believing what we’re told! The insanity of blindly going to college because we think it will […]

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Why Don’t We Read?

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It took two hundred thousand years for man to develop the written word, another five thousand years to mass-produce it, and one generation to forget it.

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How Many Dollars are Enough?

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After reading an article blasting men who don’t spend lavishly on dates, James Rigdon commented…and then kept writing.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Percy Julian

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Without him, the birth control pill wouldn’t exist.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Oscar Micheaux

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He paved the way for every black filmmaker.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Douglas Wilder

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His grandparents were slaves in Virginia; he was the governor.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — William Monroe Trotter

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When he found himself without any allies, he pressed on.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Ralph Bunche

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Ralph Bunche earned a PhD from Harvard, taught at Harvard, marched with Dr. King, and negotiated peace in the Middle East. He wasn’t allowed to join a country club in his neighborhood.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Carter G. Woodson

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This post about Carter G. Woodson wouldn’t be possible without the work of Carter G. Woodson.

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