The American Consumer Wins By Dismantling Dodd-Frank

On May 4th, the House Financial Services Committee advanced The Financial CHOICE Act, a bill by Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), which eliminates price fixing and repeals anti-consumer measures in Dodd-Frank. The legislation eliminates the Durbin Amendment, which has saved big retailers nearly $42,000,000,000 since its passage in 2010, with a significant amount coming from low-income […]

Free speech is alive again because of UC Berkeley

When UC Berkeley administrators caused the cancelation of Ann Coulter’s lecture amid threats of violence, many claimed that this was the end of free speech on our nation’s college campuses. While this event represents a tragic low for First Amendment rights, the international outrage surrounding this incident has ignited a Second Free Speech Movement on […]

The American left’s free speech reversal

This piece was written for a European audience In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech rights, largely in opposition to American intervention in Vietnam. In the United States of America, our rights to free speech […]

University Of Arkansas To Students: Calling Millennials ‘Lazy’ Is ‘Biased’

The University of Arkansas has recently published a “tip sheet” on inclusive writing encouraging students to avoid describing millennials as “lazy” because it “shows bias by insulting an entire demographic rather than seeking to understand that demographic.” According to school administrators, my generation just has “a different idea of the value of work than other generations.” This […]

Sorry, Salon, But Liberals Are The True ‘Moral Rot’ In America, Not Conservatives.

In a recent opinion piece targeting Speaker Paul Ryan, Chauncey DeVega, a politics staff writer at Salon, decries conservatism as “hostile to members of groups on the lower rungs of the social hierarchy” and the ultimate source of “the deep moral rot at the heart of American society.” DeVega’s baseless criticism of conservatives as elitist, biologically inferior brutes […]