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 February 28. Pre-order 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.
A Forgettable Indiana Jones Update, Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’ Thankfully Eschews Propaganda

‘Inferno’s’ pace and lack of development for what could be deeper subject matter means eliminating the possibility that Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon series can endure.

As ‘The Highest-Regulated Race In The World,’ Native Americans Suffer Horrors

After reading Naomi Riley’s ‘The New Trail of Tears,’ one wonders: How many more American Indians have to be beaten, raped, and burned before we are ready to talk about why?

If Parents Won’t Limit Kids’ Screen Use, Schools Should

‘High-tech schools’ are the last thing kids and society need, especially when parents are letting their kiddos gorge themselves on wasteful, even destructive screen-based entertainment.

Italian Newspaper: ISIS Trading Antiquities For Russian Weapons From Mafia

Italian mobsters appear to be trading weapons from Russian criminals to ISIS in exchange for antiquities looted from Syria and Lebanon. This contradicts ISIS’s pretense of religious purity.

NAACP Tells Black Parents To Keep Their Kids In Crappy Schools As Leverage For Tax Hikes

If they cared about black kids’ futures, the NAACP would be begging more charter schools to open as fast as possible, not demanding the opposite.

Meet The Americans Revitalizing Freedom, One Child At A Time

Americans are losing their capacity for self-government. These patriots are doing something about it: opening excellent, America-affirming public schools.

If You Regret Having A Child, Don’t Blame The Child — Get Help

The ladies’ mag Marie Claire has published an article about a ‘growing movement’ of mothers who wish their babies had never been born. These women need help, not child erasers.

Feminist PhD Candidate: Science Is Sexist Because It’s Not Subjective

Women and minorities cannot understand logic or objective truths, says a graduate student in her dissertation, so science classes should stop using the scientific method.

Black Leaders Rip NAACP, Black Lives Matter For Opposing School Choice

Former Black Lives Matter St. Paul leader Rashid Turner says ‘the Black Lives Matter movement has been co-opted. It’s been hijacked by others’ into a movement that opposes things that help black kids.

Democrats Debate Preschool: Should It Be Fascist Or Socialist?

Federal funding for preschool is a 1950s answer to 2016’s needs. That means it will create more problems than it solves.

Why You Can Expect To See More Violence In Schools This Year

Federal race quotas for school discipline and militarization of school security combined with toxic culture means we will likely see more violence inside America’s schools—unless we break the cycle.

12 Reasons Science Shows Conservative Women Have The Best Sex

BuzzFeed reports on a new study of 19,000 people in five European countries that found ‘very right-wing’ people are the most satisfied with their sex lives. Oh, we know.

Even Women With Headphones May Want A Man To Chase Them

Back off, uptight whiners, and stop making public and romantic life so much less fun for everyone. Some ladies like a good chase.

Why Does John Oliver Want To Trap Poor Kids In Failing Schools?

John Oliver’s most recent show repeated union talking points that parents across the political spectrum have realized are lies that consign millions of kids to a piss-poor education.

What Do American Schools Teach About Islam? PC Or Nothing

As militant Islam becomes more prominent in world affairs, it becomes less prominent in American classrooms.

CA Lawmaker Ends Bid To Erase Religious Colleges; Settles For Public Targeting

Senate Bill 1146 would have pulled college subsidies from students who attend religious colleges unless those colleges strip their distinctive religious practices.

Tennessee To Create ‘Safe Spaces’ In K-12 Schools

The federal government has revived a failed push to have schools track and manipulate kids’ feelings and relationships. But ‘safe spaces’ won’t help troubled kids.

Hillary’s Bernie-Inspired Plan Will Make College Woes Worse

Want debt-free college? Essentially everyone can get that without using the force of government to grease the palms of Hillary’s cronies.

DNC Emails: Common Core A ‘Third Rail’ To Ignore

This helps explain why Democrat politicians paid little attention to lefty constituents’ objections to Common Core.

Donald Trump’s Culture War

While the recent Republican convention was notably bereft of significant attention to the usual culture-war issues, Donald Trump’s critique of our economy and foreign policy is its own culture war.