Whenever someone talks about being on the “right side of history” your eyes should narrow. Frank Furedi explains that there is no ‘right’ side of history. Too often, it’s just a way of shutting down debate.
It’s no exaggeration to state that the past two years have been especially tough on kids. Bari Weiss recently shared an essay from a public school teacher named Stacey Lance making the case that the kids aren’t alright. It’s as heartbreaking as it is enlightening.
When people in power do genuinely destructive things with that power, we have a prime opportunity to learn from their mistakes. We also have a duty to ensure they are not allowed to wield such power ever again. J.B. Shurk recounts the harm done and concludes: After Covid, Never Again.
I really like Kent McManigal’s ability to get to the heart of the matter. His recent essay on how modern life isn’t a gift from government is a succinct reminder not to let politicians try to convince us otherwise.
You don’t have to be a supporter of the Jan 6 protesters who let themselves into the Capitol to be appalled at how the official explanation of what happened isn’t adding up. John Green doesn’t hold back when he explains how and why the Jan 6 narrative is starting to unravel.
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