One of the hardest truths you can face as an individual is the realization that no one is coming to save you. On the other hand, it's exactly the kind of thing that can motivate us to do the right thing. M.E. Boyd explains how the time has come to nobly save or meanly lose our republic.
Public schools have been hemorrhaging students for the past year and a half. School closures and lockdown policies have definitely taken their toll but the DOJ stepping up to treat parents like potential terrorists hasn't exactly helped either. Kerry McDonald says another massive fall exodus from U.S. public schools is underway and that's a boon for proponents of school choice.
As I've watched the seasons begin to shift from summer to fall/pre-winter, I've had a very strong sense that humanity itself is entering a new and uncertain season. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one picking up on this vibe. Bretigne Schaffer has a marvelous commentary about a change in the weather and why it's cause for optimism.
The economic, political, social and cultural situation in the U.S. and for much of the West is getting increasingly volatile. Doug Casey says America is headed into a Fourth Turning and wonders what the U.S. will look like in another 50 years.