Should Classrooms Be Coed?

The results of the tests were striking. Researchers at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida conducted a pilot project of single-sex classrooms for grade school students. They found that proficiency scores more than doubled for some students. The least improvement was … Continue reading

Repackaging the Free Market in Zimbabwe

When Zimbabwe’s socialist government decreed a land reform program in 2000, revolutionary mobs invaded farms and evicted from their lands almost all of the nation’s white commercial farmers. These farmers, African-born and raised, turned the landlocked southern African nation into … Continue reading

Gender Equality Run Amok

The politically correct idea of equality seems to know no bounds. Sweden has just introduced a new gender-neutral pronoun — hen. In the Swedish language, he is han and she is hon. Now it seems Sweden’s educational establishment is set … Continue reading

Cry For Argentina

Evita Peron once said, “One cannot accomplish anything without fanaticism.” If fanaticism can be defined as enthusiasm not guided by principles, then it appears that today’s Argentina is following in Evita’s footsteps. Its president, Cristina Kirchner, has just taken the … Continue reading

Clergy Abuses — Abuses of Clergy

In recent years the media have been vicious in their attacks against the Catholic clergy for even the slightest hint of sexual abuse that have come to light. However, the same media have been almost unconcerned when it comes to … Continue reading

Chinese Communists Need “Learning Classes”

The Union of Catholic Asian News has reported that Coadjutor Bishop Peter Shaos Zhumin of Wenzhou and his chancellor Father Paul Jiang Sunian were kidnapped this week and forced to attend state run “learning classes.” Local Church sources quoted government … Continue reading

The Emotion Police

If the elaborate funeral ceremonies were not enough, it appears that North Korea is now sending in the “emotion police to chastise those who have not sufficiently mourned the late communist despot, Kim Jong-il. A shocking article published in the … Continue reading

A Fuelish Solution

It seems all the talk about peak energy production is a bit premature as the argument of abruptly declining fossil fuels is fizzling. Recent discoveries of vast oil reserves in North America have exceeded 1.7 trillion barrels, 1.4 trillion in … Continue reading

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