Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is executive editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," out from Encounter Books in 2017. 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 five children ages seven and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
Journals, Universities Deep-Six Study For Noticing Men And Women Are Different

A study exploring Darwinian reasons there are both more highly intelligent and intelligence-deficient men than women underwent a bitter suppression campaign from professors at prestigious universities.

Minnesota Employees Wrest Union Dues Back Thanks To Supreme Court Decision

Two Minnesotans will receive union dues filched without their consent thanks to a Supreme Court decision this year that said no American may be forced to pay unions as a condition of government employment.

For Sticking To The Law, Trump Title IX Regs Accused Of ‘Making Campuses Safer’ For Rape

In a first for the Trump U.S Department of Education, this rollback will also undo Clinton and Bush-era policies, to adhere more closely to the law and Supreme Court precedent, an administration official told The Federalist.

Explosive Ivy League Study Repressed For Finding Transgender Kids May Be A Social Contagion

‘Rapid-onset gender dysphoria’ may be a social contagion linked with having friends who identify as LGBT, an identity politics culture, and an increase in internet use, finds a Brown University study.

Professor Who Worked On Common Core Tests: Math Education Needs To Downplay ‘Objects, Truth, And Knowledge’

This professor who teaches K-12 teachers is planning ‘an insurgency by the people’ to use politicized ‘math education’ to subvert public institutions and American self-rule. It’s already happening.

The Left Is Actually Afraid Of Jordan Peterson Because He’s Leading A Revolt Against Their Corruption

The Atlantic’s Caitlin Flanagan says Jordan Peterson shows the left that ‘currently seems ascendant in our houses of culture and art, has in fact entered its decadent late phase, and it is deeply vulnerable.’

Obama’s Ed Secretary: I Wish I’d Pushed Common Core ‘Even Harder’

The famously fatuous school leader who continually failed upward says he regrets not re-engineering even more of American life without the input of the American people or their representatives.

8 Insights From Heartland Reporter Salena Zito’s Book About Trump’s America

Salena Zito allows Americans to tell their own stories, and fashions it into a readable overview salted with polling from Brad Todd that shows their dispositions illustrate far larger trends.

New York Times Steals Alt-Right Rhetoric To Defend Sarah Jeong’s Racist Tweets

The New York Times owes President Trump, Jordan Peterson, and the alt-right an apology for labeling them racists for doing the precise same thing The New York Times did this week.

Swedish Social Worker: Migrants See Child Brides ‘As Their Sons’ Tickets To Europe’

Swedish authorities report growing problems with migrants sending daughters to marry older men abroad, to avoid assimilation and gain European citizenship.

Study Finds Kids Who Attend Government Preschool Learn Less, Misbehave More

Despite a far stronger research record and far lower costs to taxpayers, other activities are not encouraged at anywhere near the level of government preschool programs.

‘Superman’ Actor Henry Cavill: If I Flirt, ‘I’m Going To Be Called A Rapist’

‘I think a woman should be wooed and chased, but maybe I’m old-fashioned for thinking that. It’s very difficult to do that if there are certain rules in place.’

6 Big Changes Coming To Public Schools And Politics Thanks To The Supreme Court’s Union Smashdown

Every state is now essentially a right to work state. It’s not an overstatement to say this ruling is a death knell for unions as we know them, and will dramatically change Democratic politics.

Trump Loses My Vote If He Nominates A Justice Weak On Religious Liberty

Now that Justice Anthony Kennedy has retired, President Trump owes it to us to continue keeping his promise to appoint justices in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia, a promise that likely got Trump elected.

It’s Not Laura Ingalls Wilder Who Is Prejudiced, It’s The Librarians Smearing Her Legacy

In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books, her family shows entirely reasonable fear plus charitable, patient treatment of people whom long experience indicates may rape and scalp them. This is the opposite of racism. It is remarkable. 

Supreme Court Swing Vote Anthony Kennedy Announces He’s Retiring

In a statement today, Anthony Kennedy said he’s stepping down ‘to spend more time with’ his family, even though ‘his family was willing for him to continue to serve.’

Instead Of Throwing Manure And Death Threats At The Red Hen, Overcome Its Incivility With Love

A woman with the same name as the restaurant co-owner says she has gotten more than 400 phone calls after somebody publicized her cell number: ‘One of them told me to put the barrel of a shotgun down my throat.’

Left Slams Refusal To Join Gay Weddings, Celebrates Restaurant’s Refusal To Serve Sarah Sanders

This is an identical scenario to what the Left insists is a civil rights violation, dehumanization, an act of bigotry: for a small business owner to decline to serve someone based on differences of belief.

Leftist Agitators Run DHS Secretary Out Of Restaurant, Call For Children To Be Raped And Border Agents Murdered

Rather than police coming to arrest the group for disorderly conduct, public disturbance, and menacing a public official, it was Kirstjen Nielsen who quickly ejected from the restaurant into an SUV.

Why There’s No Such Thing As Local Government Any More, And What To Do About It

Nonprofits, states, and local governments now typically behave like big-box stores: same entity, different location. Maybe the aisles run side to side instead of front to back, but largely everything is the same.