Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is managing editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," out from Encounter Books this month. Get it on Amazon. She previously was managing editor of School Reform News at The Heartland Institute and the assistant editor for American Magazine at the American Enterprise Institute. Joy is also the 2013-14 recipient of a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates. Joy has taught high school and middle school history, literature, and debate, and has written public speaking curriculum. She is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs. She and her husband live in the Midwest and have four children ages five and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
Selena Gomez Responds To Reports ’13 Reasons Why’ Is Leading Kids To Hurt Themselves

Actress Selena Gomez, the 24-year-old producer of Netflix’s teen suicide drama “13 Reasons Why,” responds to reports that her popular series has boosted the harmful behavior it aims to curb.

These Two Videos Reveal Trans Ideology’s Goals: Ending Sex And Normalizing Abuse

Trans ideology is positively sex-hostile, in both senses of that term. This is not what most people binging on the sexual revolution and its aftermath were expecting.

Families Don’t Buy Identity Politics: Despite Boy Doll, American Girl Sales Slide Again

The latest earnings reports confirm something’s going wrong: American Girl’s sales declined 12 percent this past quarter, one of its biggest drops in recent years.

Education Is A Market Whether Liberals Like It Or Not

Republians prefer fascistic education programs, and Democrats prefer socialistic ones, but both are different costumes on the same old central planning wolf.

Boys Will Keep Winning Girls’ Sports Trophies Until We Are Willing To Re-Assert Sex Distinctions

The assumption in Obergefell that the sexes are interchangeable is affecting laws and regulations that concern sex differences in many other forms.

Trump Reiterates Stance Against Common Core: ‘We Have To End It’

For the first time since his election, President Trump has reiterated his opposition to Common Core. And his education secretary is starting to sound promising notes.

9 Similarities Between Samantha Bee’s Megachurch And Evangelical Heretics

In no way should church be anything like a political television harangue, but for many Americans it can be a fair comparison.

The ‘Benedict Option’ Is The Sunniest Prediction Of Doom You’ll Ever Read

Rod Dreher’s ‘The Benedict Option’ makes a compelling argument that for too long we have conflated the American Dream with Christianity—and a reasonable, even sunny, pitch for a return to discipleship.

Brain Scientists: ‘Learning Styles’ Like Auditory, Visual, And Kinesthetic Are Bunk

While the idea of learning styles might make intuitive sense, ‘categorising individuals can…impair motivation to apply oneself or adapt.’

Why Are Millennials Having So Much Less Sex Than Their Grandparents Did?

A new study finds millennials are having far less sex than their older counterparts, and that the ‘marriage advantage’ of more frequent sex compared to singles has dramatically declined.

11 Problems With Teachers Shutting Down Schools For The Women’s Strike

My feminist problematic buzzer just went nuts. I know, it’s always doing that, but this time the alarms are extra-loud.

Everything Betsy DeVos Said About Historically Black Colleges Was Correct

What really offends critics is not that DeVos said historically black institutions offer options to children, but that Trump administration policies threaten Democrats’ political monopoly on the black vote.

Boy Doll Completes American Girl’s Transformation Into Bigger Barbie

A boy character is a good idea, but unless Mattel addresses American Girl’s increasing triviality it will have converted the iconic dolls into just a bigger set of Barbies.

Yes, Donald Trump Can Repeal Common Core. Here’s How

Let’s read Donald Trump’s reiterated promise to repeal Common Core, not in the ruling class’s legalistic hyperliteralism, but on Trump terms, and on the American public’s terms.

Democrats Are Going Ape On Betsy DeVos Because If They Lose Education They Lose Everything

Leftist control over education, from preschool through college, is a prime contributor to leading Republicans’ inability to think through education policy.

Trump’s Immigration Order Triggers Left’s Cultural Totalitarianism

Are there any things walled off from politics? Or are all things open for politics-driven social coercion and manipulation?

Trans Activists Attack Feminists For Displaying ‘Genital-Based Womanhood’

Trans and feminist ideology are fundamentally irreconcilable, which means I hate to break it to you, trendy progressives, but intersectionalism is stillborn.

Dear Millennials: It’s Time To Face That You’re All Going To Die

If you have nothing to die for and no hope after death, you have no reason to live.

SNL Gets That Women’s Rights Have Become A Punchline, And The Women’s March Is Making It Worse

‘Saturday Night Live’ accidentally made conservative points about the failures of the feminist movement. Too bad organizers of the Women’s March on Washington aren’t paying attention.

Report: Schools Are Teaching Kids To Hate America Under The Guise Of ‘Civics’

The New Civics sweeping colleges and K-12 teaches that citizenship means looking for grievances, then agitating for bigger government to address them.