The Hill : California’s ‘privilege’-based curricula are at odds with American ideals

August 22, 2022 | By JACK BROWN

California’s schools increasingly are embracing the notion that students should be judged based on the color of their skin, rather than the content of their character. … ...


The Lord of the Rings and the corrupting influence of power

October 20, 2022 | By JACK BROWN

With the recent release of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime, there has never been a better time to revisit J. R. R. Tolkien’s original novel. At its core, the story is a lesson in how power can corrupt even the best of souls, as we see reflected in … ...


The right to earn a living is a fundamental right

February 22, 2023 | By JACK BROWN

When Frederick Douglass escaped slavery and got his first job as a free man in New Bedford, Massachusetts, he wrote about what the job meant to him: I was now my own master — a tremendous fact — and the rapturous excitement with which I seized the job, may not easily be understood, except by … ...