Auguste Meyrat
Auguste Meyrat
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Auguste Meyrat is an English teacher in the Dallas area. He holds an MA in humanities and an MEd in educational leadership. He is the senior editor of The Everyman and has written essays for The Federalist, The American Conservative, and The Imaginative Conservative, as well as the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Follow him on Twitter.

How School Chaos From Lax Standards Can Lead To Teens Bringing A Gun

A school is like a city. When a city reduces law enforcement and relaxes laws, crime proliferates and the general quality of life declines.

How Colleges Are Teaching The Next Generation Of Americans To Hate Thinking

Abandoning education to progressives condemns young people to lifelong servility. They must be liberated, for their own sake and that of the country.

‘Debunking The 1619 Project’ Reveals The Difference Between History And Propaganda

Historian Mary Grabar’s book, ‘Debunking The 1619 Project,’ provides lots of useful historical context and facts to counter The New York Times’ racial sophistry.

How Turning Christianity Into A ‘Nice People Club’ Is Destroying The Church

After so much dialogue, tolerance, and compromise, the majority of faithful people now lack the capacity to defend themselves against oppressive systems.

The Left’s Stubborn Refusal To Listen To The Other Side Is Anti-Intellectualism

It turns out that silencing discourse, stopping thought, and brainwashing the population with propaganda has serious consequences.

Post-Pandemic Kids Don’t Need Teachers To Go Easy. They Need Structure And High Expectations

There is no easy or gentle way to break bad habits that have formed, and any attempt to do so is only stalling. The kids have already had their dessert. It’s time to eat their vegetables.

Why Are Teachers Unions Pushing For School Masks? To Make Life Easier For Teachers

People have played up the threat of the virus, using it as an excuse to lift all possible professional and personal burdens that come with being human.

Why Competency-Based Education Can Be Another Way To Get Out Of Teaching Students

In the wake of COVID chaos, some schools are doing away with grade-levels, grades, and tests, and replacing them with competencies, ratings, and demonstrations of mastery.

A Teacher Explains The Massive Challenges Young Americans Don’t Want To Face, But Must

Jeremy Adams’ book, ‘Hollowed Out,’ offers an alarming diagnosis, and a little hope, for a generation that has rejected family and tradition for a damaging digital existence.

Adoption Success Story Simone Biles Uses Her Platform To Back Abortion

Biles parroted the slogan ‘your body, your choice,’ with a series of eye-roll emojis responding to those who ‘gonna say ‘just put it up for adoption’.’

Burned Out On Screens And COVID Restrictions, Students Are Eager To Make The Most Of In-Person School

After a year of masking, distancing, and remote learning, we’ve learned the hard way just how important it is to have regular social interactions.

Why ‘Standards-Based Learning’ Often Means Kids Learn Nothing In School And Still Pass

What often results from standards-based grading is a student who never did any of the work or learned any of the material, but still passes the course with flying colors.

New York Is A Cautionary Tale About The Dangers of Progressivism

Seth Barron’s book, ‘The Last Days of New York,’ paints a damning portrait of how Bill de Blasio’s left-wing politics exacerbated civic corruption and crime.

How Pope Francis’s New Restrictions On The Latin Mass Could Make It Stronger

In many ways, the situation in the Catholic Church mirrors the situation of the conservative movement, which is why this story should interest non-Catholics.

The Answer To Political Correctness Isn’t More Free Speech, But Better Speech

In Michael Knowles’ new book, ‘Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds,’ the popular Daily Wire commentator takes a deep dive into the history of political correctness and offers suggestions for how to combat it.

It’s Not Enough To Fight Critical Race Theory In Schools. We Must Replace It With Excellence

Opponents of critical race theory must offer an alternative vision that doesn’t just deny its language, but opposes the whole culture that gives rise to it.

Government Childcare Is Only A Solution If You Think Children Are A Problem

Parents don’t need government to make family more compatible with full-time jobs. If anything, they need jobs to be more compatible with full-time parenting.

Recycled Overpopulation Alarmism Is Anti-Science, Anti-Freedom, And Anti-Human

The anti-human claims made by extreme environmentalists account for so much death and destruction, yet still enjoy so much legitimacy among the elites in the developed world.

Faithful Catholics Must Fight For Holy Communion So They Don’t Lose Again

To win the Eucharist battle, faithful Catholics must treat the threshold for receiving the Body and Blood of Christ much higher than not promoting abortion.

‘Under Siege’ Calls All Happy Warriors To Rise

Austin Ruse’s book, ‘Under Siege,’ makes a compelling case that there’s no better time for Catholics and affiliated conservatives to fight back against our woke overlords than right now.