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.

New York Legalizes Buying Babies And Selling Pregnancy

By defining parenthood by intention instead of biology, legalized surrogacy becomes a vicious process that is destructive of human life.

Stop Being Ridiculous: A Green New Deal Would Make Snowstorms And Blackouts Worse

Citing climate change for Texas’s current weather or casting the Green New Deal as a realistic response to such weather is completely unscientific and unhelpful.

Why School Choice Isn’t Enough To Really Improve American Education

Instituting school vouchers and allowing money to follow students will not mean much if charter and private schools end up offering more of the same thing.

Despite Its Corny Premise, ‘Alex Rider’ Is a Surprisingly Good Show

‘Alex Rider’ ditches the most common adolescent and secret agent tropes, and features a great plot, likable characters, and solid action.

We Need To Kill Screens For Much Bigger Reasons Than Censorship

As relationships and communities dissolve, people become alienated from one another and even themselves. One act that will help is to cut the tech chord.

‘The Expanse’ Needs To Answer These Questions To Reinvigorate Season Five

Like all of the best science fiction, ‘The Expanse’ can offer perspective and insight on the challenges confronting humanity both now and in the future.

‘Sound of Metal’ Is Mostly Another Forgettable Indie Drama

While the film does a few things right, it doesn’t really merit the plaudits and Oscar buzz that critics are eager to confer it.

Rebutting Attacks On America’s Founding Principles From The Left And The Right

Robert Reilly’s ‘America on Trial’ is at times a frustrating read, but it’s ultimately an effective and insightful defense of America’s founding principles.

In Season Two, ‘The Boys’ Becomes Too Cynical For Its Own Good

What started as a promising television series with an engaging story and interesting characters breaks down into a confused mess that becomes difficult to watch.

Schools Ban Classic Novels As Much For Laziness And Ignorance As Politics

Removing time-tested classics and assigning easy fiction with leftist themes fails in cultivating any love of reading in the students that need it most.

Why Schools Will Never Bring The Rotten Students Back From Online ‘Learning’

Ironically, even though it is an inferior choice in itself, virtual learning might positively affect public schooling.

Dismantling Democratic Socialism, One Entertaining Argument At A Time

Conservative firebrand Dinesh D’Souza’s latest book, ‘The United States of Socialism,’ proves to be both engaging and smart in spite of some strident polemicism.

Like Schools Everywhere, The Nation’s Report Card Is Dumbing Down To Hide Racial Disparities

NAEP’s changes might cause better test results, but they fundamentally alter the meaning of reading comprehension, which would hurt students.

Most Parents Have No Idea How Badly Online Schooling Is Hurting Their Kids

Parents need to persuade educational and political leaders to fully reopen schools before the negative effects on their children leave permanent scars.

Schools Are Not ‘Open’ If They’re Doing Online Classes

Most schools around the country have not truly reopened, and many will continue offering virtual learning far into the school year.

Why It’s Common Sense That Universal Mail-In Ballots Are A Terrible Idea

With the upcoming presidential election, the left is increasingly dispensing with logic and common sense as they push for universal mail-in ballots.

How Public Schools Paved The Way For Americans To Believe The 1619 Project

In many ways, the adoption of the 1619 Project doesn’t essentially change American history for most students. It still relies on the same methods of history instruction.

Schools Are Closing Not Because They Should, But Because They Can

When public school districts have a monopoly, they can easily justify delaying school or implementing extended closures. School choice is the solution.

How Black Lives Matter’s Hatred Of The Family Feeds Its Desire For Revolution

By preserving culture and supporting children, the nuclear family consequently becomes the highest and most effective form of empowerment.

Rioters Tear Down Monuments In Envy At People Who Do What They Can’t: Build

If perpetuating a white, patriarchal culture in any capacity is enough to merit monument takedown, nearly all statues are subject to removal, not just those of Confederate generals.