One of the most important things we can teach our kids now is the ability to think for themselves

I find it odd that as our world becomes more unstable and disturbing, we don’t spend much time talking about the people who will be most affected by what’s happening: our youth.

As crises mount like Jenga blocks on a three-legged table, our children have become afterthoughts. They’ve sacrificed their…

The Left sees Youngkin’s win as proof of white supremacy. The Right takes it as a sign that the System can work. They’re both wrong.

As Democrats lick their wounds from an electoral shellacking and Republicans gloat over their near-certain victory in the 2022 midterms, two different narratives have emerged about what happened last Tuesday and what it signifies.

Progressives hyper-sensitized to race saw a red wave overtake a state they’d long assumed was safe…

When the media starts pushing the perks of renting, you know we’re heading toward a feudal society

Last week I came across a Bloomberg op-ed that would have shocked me a few years ago. Now I see it as just another sign that we’ve moved to the next phase in the re-shaping of America.

Not-so-subtly titled “America Should Become a Nation of Renters,” the op-ed found a…

Margaret Atwood’s America might be a wake up call to resist our “new normal”

As a lawyer, I’ve been trained to spot problems and point out all the ways that things can possibly go wrong. I ask a lot of questions, which tends to make people think (and also make them uncomfortable). I’m not always fun at parties.

I guess I’m what you’d call…

Journalists are giving us news and “facts” based on self-interest and groupthink

Not long after the world locked down last year, a story surfaced on The Epoch Times and other “fake news” sites claiming that COVID-19 had originated in a lab in Wuhan, China, and not at a grungy wet market as widely believed. Even more shocking, the story alleged that the…

The insanely high cost of living that’s ravaged blue states is hitting the rest of America

A few weeks ago, my partner and I made an offer on a house.

It was an 1,800-square-foot home, built in 1954, on a quiet street in a middle-class neighborhood. It sold for $318,000 in 2018 but was now listed for $665,000 — a staggering increase in three years. Our…

Fewer than half of all Americans trust the news they’re supposed to trust. But the media has a plan to fix that.

According to the newly released Edelman Trust Barometer, the U.S. is currently in the grips of an epic “trust”crisis.

The sobering report suggests that while Americans crave facts now more than ever, they simply don’t know what to believe anymore. As a result, they have a deep and accelerating distrust…

Monica Harris

Unplugged from our distorted reality. Check out my book, “Reality Bites: Insights on Bridging the American Divide.” https://tinyurl.com/realitybitesbook

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