History

The right feminism

History | Let’s not knock opportunity for women
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/27/20, 04:33 pm

Right-wingers of the world: Let’s not be hostile to International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8. Let’s distinguish among the feminism that lets women be all they can be, the kind that keeps men from being all they can be, and the kind that keeps millions of unborn babies from being anything at all. 

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Museums to visit—and avoid

Education | A trip to D.C. provides educational opportunities if you go to the right places
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/13/20, 03:25 pm

Numerous Christian schools sent buses full of students to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., last month. Which museum on or adjacent to the National Mall had about 700 students lined up to enter it at 10 a.m. the day before the March? Which had no line and would be a good one for school groups to visit next January, when many will be back for the 48th annual march? Which should schools avoid unless they want a massive dose of ever-changing but always trendy pseudoscience?

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The arrogance of the new

South America | At Brazil’s Museum of Tomorrow, the past is inferior and the future is trouble
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/16/20, 03:21 pm

What respect do we owe the aged—not just old people but old books, artifacts, buildings, and ideas that aren’t woke? 

My wife and I walked around Rio de Janeiro in December and saw beautiful old buildings including the Municipal Theater and the National Library—but not Brazil’s oldest scientific institution, the National Museum. A fire in 2018 destroyed it and its nearly 20 million natural history and anthropological artifacts, along with 470,000 volumes and 2,400 rare works. 

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