Sanders’ Scary History of Socialist Praise

Sanders’ Scary History of Socialist Praise

Bernie! Bernie! Bernie! Bernie! Bernie Sanders is now favored to win the Democratic nomination. Thank you New Hampshire! He may become America’s first self-described socialist president. Although lately, Sanders doesn’t talk about revolutionary socialism. When I talk about democratic socialism, I’m not looking at Venezuela. I’m not looking at Cuba. Not anymore! But Sanders has […]

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Stossel: Supreme Court Ruling May Crush Unions

Stossel: Supreme Court Ruling May Crush Unions

The Supreme Court is about to decide do you have to pay union dues if your workplace is unionized? When I worked at CBS and ABC, I had to. I was told, this is a union shop. You must pay up. But now the court may say for government workers, that’s unconstitutional. So unions are […]

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Janus v. AFSCME: Union Fees & the First Amendment [SCOTUSbrief]

Janus v. AFSCME: Union Fees & the First Amendment [SCOTUSbrief]

The issue in this case are whether public sector union fees are constitutional. The parties to this case are Mark Janus, Child Support Specialist Employed by the State of Illinois, and the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Council 31, otherwise known as AFSCME Council 31, as well as various departments of the […]

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Double Standards and The Lens of Identity (My ICMI Speech)

Double Standards and The Lens of Identity (My ICMI Speech)

Oh my god. What am i doing? Hi welcome to Just Thinking Out Loud. My name is Desi-Rae. At the end of August earlier this year I attended the International Conference on Men’s Issues. I did a speech it’s called Double Standards and the Lens of Identity. And I also had a panel with Sargon […]

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The Service Employees International Union | Michael Watson

The Service Employees International Union | Michael Watson

The Service Employees International Union – the SEIU – is the single largest contributor to federal political candidates in the United States. In total, the SEIU and its associated Political Action Committees have spent over $270 million on federal politics and over $67 million on state and local partisan political campaigns, almost exclusively on behalf […]

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Abortion Bans Failed in the 19th Century. They’ll Also Fail in the 21st.

Abortion Bans Failed in the 19th Century. They’ll Also Fail in the 21st.

Over the last year, several states have passed controversial laws restricting abortion. Laws passed in Alabama and Georgia that would effectively ban the procedure are aimed at giving the nation’s high court an opportunity to reverse its controversial 1973 ruling in Roe vs. Wade. The history of criminalization pre-Roe provides a window into how abortion […]

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Free Thoughts, Ep. 181: Stuck in Political Nostalgia (with Yuval Levin)

Free Thoughts, Ep. 181: Stuck in Political Nostalgia (with Yuval Levin)

Trevor Burrus: Welcome to Free Thoughts, I’m Trevor Burrus. Aaron Powell: I’m Aaron Powell. Trevor Burrus: Joining us today is Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs. He is the author of four books, his latest is Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism, welcome to Free Thoughts, Yuval. Yuval Levin: Thanks […]

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DEBATE: Should We Limit Free Speech for Nazis?

DEBATE: Should We Limit Free Speech for Nazis?

[Brendan O’Neill] – Yeah, I want to defend free speech for Nazis because the idea that you can have free speech, but not for Nazis is such a profound contradiction in terms, that’s not free speech, that’s licensed speech, that’s speech that you are licensed, that is speech you are licensed to enjoy so long […]

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