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Math Lessons Are Racist, Says Gates Foundation

Left-leaning math instructors have bought into the ridiculous ideology that rigid (and practical) math instruction is white supremacist and has been set up to oppress minorities. Since practically everything is racist now, including drinking milk and asking your students to speak proper English, why not add math instruction to the mix? The guide and the teacher training that promote this ideology are generously funded by the Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation.

PACE Survey Shows the Path to Civic Unity

Zeiger is president of the Jack Miller Center, a nationwide network of scholars and teachers committed to advancing the core texts and ideas of the American political tradition.In his timeless essay Politics and the English Language, George Orwell wrote, Political language - and with variations t...

Republicans Flag Problems in Small-Donor Cash Crunch

Back in 2019, when Republicans were riding a Donald Trump-produced tidal wave of small-dollar donations, a cadre of GOP consultants were finally bullish about their ability to compete with Democrats' grassroots fundraising juggernaut.

Nebraska Winner-Take-All Might Determine White House

Charlie Kirk in an interview with 'War Room' host Steve Bannon called on Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen to call a special session to pass legislation making all of the state's electoral college votes go to the winner of the state.

Why No Labels Is the Fyre Festival of Politics

The self-described centrist alternative to the two major parties failed spectacularly this year-but such a lavishly funded shakedown operation may not be dead for good.

Is Trump on Track To Win 20% of the Black Vote?

Wednesday on the RealClearPolitics radio show (Monday through Friday at 6:00 p.m. EDT on SiriusXM's P.O.T.U.S. Channel 124), RCP elections analyst Sean Trende discusses his new piece asking whether Donald Trump is really on track to win the highest proportion of black voters for any Republican since Nixon: Will Black Voters Back Republicans? A Political Science Perspective

U.S. Helps Pro-Ukraine Media Run Fog Machine of War

Ukraine's American-backed fight against Russia is being waged not only in the blood-soaked trenches of the Donbas region but also on what military planners call the cognitive battlefield - to win hearts and minds.

The First Amendment's Terms of Service

Maybe my least surprising political position is advocacy for free and open discourse. Without free speech as a bedrock principle, democracy would mean little. If we can't, as private citizens, receive, judge, and debate ideas and information, the decisions we make on the basis of that information cannot themselves be considered "free" in any meaningful sense. If some central authority prevents me from discussing information-or even the possibility of the existence of information-that could change people's minds about that authority's course of action, all of our rights have been damaged.