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April 18, 2024

Back from the brink: The intellectual tide is turning on marriage and civil society

…of family structure.” But books by Melissa Kearney (“The Two-Parent Privilege”), Rob Henderson (“Troubled”) and Brad Wilcox (“Get Married”) underlining the value and importance of marriage and stable family life…

March 31, 2024

Can Local Journalism Be Saved?

…Blacksburg to Danville. Cardinal estimates that 80 percent of its circulation area leans Republican. Because it relies on local donors and has no paywall, it must work to gain and…

March 30, 2024

Preventing Weed Smoking — Not More Weed Shops — Is What NYC Needs Now

…with tobacco: launch a campaign that acknowledges that marijuana is a dangerous drug and wholly discourages its use. Especially among young people. There are those of us who regret the push to…

March 27, 2024

Narcan Babies

…to the danger. In New Mexico, legislators attempted to pass a bill classifying fentanyl exposure as child abuse. Though the bill received unanimous endorsement from the state’s Courts, Correction, and…

March 21, 2024

Why Foster Kids Aren’t Getting the Mental Health Care They need

…are prevented from caring for these kids at all. The crisis in youth mental health — particularly since the pandemic — is now widely acknowledged. But there is a danger…

March 14, 2024

The “No Excuses” Model Is Due for a Renaissance

…problems, and as Daniel Buck never tires of pointing out, an exodus of teachers owing to declines in classroom culture and school safety. The first step is rescuing “no excuses” from its…

March 12, 2024

Family Dinners Offer a Silver Lining in a Bleak Social Capital Landscape

…not widen over time. Our colleague, Dan Cox, has surveyed American adults and asked them retrospectively whether they had “family meals everyday growing up.” He found that the share answering…

March 8, 2024

Jason Kelce, Family Man

…the benefits of marriage and family. In other words, a good family man.   * * * Brad Wilcox is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and…

March 7, 2024

Jamaal Bowman’s Voting Rights Hypocrisy

…early partisan-enrollment date. Teach Action’s Dan Mitzner claimed that his group “had a lot of momentum” before the February 14 deadline and would likely have brought many more into the…

March 5, 2024

The Societal Cost of the Marriage Decline

…matters for all of us, whether you end up tying the knot or not. Daniel A. Cox is the director and founder of the Survey Center on American Life and a…