Bravery and the Political Class: Why Expectations Are Low for Our Current Crop of UK Politicians

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Is there a lack of bravery in UK politicians? Peter Kirby-Harris discusses. _____ It is widely understood that David Cameron is an excellent debater. Both his experience at the Oxford Union during his undergraduate days and being Prime Minister for the past five years should give him the edge over his rivals in upcoming leadership […]

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Is There a Crisis in American Marriage?

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It’s true that fewer people are getting married these days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Fundamentalism, Chaos, or Integration—Take Your Pick

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Will we raise boys with the capacity to achieve harmony and integration—at the center of the river—or will we raise our boys to either reject new ideas (rigidity) or destroy anything that upsets them (chaos)?

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Here Comes Presidential Announcement Season

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Formal announcements that someone is running for president are fun, but they don’t tell us much about the state of the race.

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Hillary Is No Favorite In 2016

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Sorry Democrats, Hillary Clinton is not a shoo-in for next presidential election.

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Raising Boys and ISIS

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We’ve gotten very adept, in this world, at breaking down old systems and structures that no longer serve us. How well will we do in creating new systems and structures that serve us?

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What Obama Poll Collapse?

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The president is pretty popular all things considered. Ed Kilgore had some fun yesterday poking fun at our chattering classes’ theory of a second term collapse in Obama’s popularity: While we are staring at Obama’s numbers, it’s worth taking a look at some of the internals, particularly as they bear witness to the accuracy of […]

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Who Is The Real Paul Ryan?

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Is Congressman Paul Ryan’s latest round of outreach to the poor driven by humility and charity, or a desire for good press?

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Ted Cruz’s Journey Into The Wilderness

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The conservative firebrand from Texas isn’t going to be president anytime soon.

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Why We Want to Believe Conspiracy Theories

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Matthew Rozsa holds conspiracy theorists to the same standard of skepticism that they claim to use.

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How Well Does Protesting Work?

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Lots of liberals are looking back on the lessons on Ferguson this week, but they seem to be ignoring one of the most important questions.

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Masculinity And Extremism—A Call For Submissions

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As our world globalizes, clashes, and reinvents itself, we have the opportunity to guide the way that boys become men. It may mean the difference between continued prosperity or a trip back to the Dark Ages.

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Scott Walker Channels The Gipper

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When it comes to how the Cold War ended, Scott Walker believes a pretty strange version of history.

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Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP

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A fight inside the Republican Party is why it’s possible that the Department of Homeland Security will be shut down this weekend.

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Masculinity And Extremism Around The World

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Whether the problem is societal collapse in failed states or rudderless post-modern affluence, traditional structures that develop men are unraveling.

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Do Celebrities In Politics Help At All?

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Celebrities are often some of the most visible people in our politics, but they aren’t always particularly constructive.

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