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THE YOUNG AND THE VULNERABLE

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan wants to start indoctrinating your kids and grandkids as early as possible. K-12 apparently isn’t doing the job. Head Start is a failure and Early Head still doesn’t capture all the minds. 428 more words

Government

Majority of UK children in poverty from working families – report

It is interesting that the UK has no money for children, as Cameron announced last week that 2.5 billion pounds will be used to fight ISIS.

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Activism

American Enterprise Institute: Video: Arthur Brooks: "Why America's Best Interests Lie Within The Conservative Heart

Arthur Brooks, the President of the center-right conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, here in Washington, has a new book called The Conservative Heart. The basic point is how conservative policies can help people in poverty move up and get out of poverty and live in economic freedom. 356 more words

Education

There is Kindness in the World and why I will never be a Duck hunter

Being home is weird because when you don’t live there most of the time, but you’re not really living elsewhere, it’s hard to figure out how things should go. 509 more words

Tomgram: William Astore, "Hi, I'm Uncle Sam and I'm a War-oholic"

War, in short, is the great simplifier — and it may even work when you’re fighting existential military threats (as in World War II).  But it doesn’t work when you define every problem as an existential one and then make war on complex societal problems (crime, poverty, drugs) or ideas and religious beliefs (radical Islam).

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Corporate Empire