"Andrew, if I should not see you again, I wish you to remember and treasure up some things I have already said to you..."
The dilemma, Marx explains, is that even after the overthrow of the capitalist system, residues of the previous system would remain.
Known for her sharp mind and tongue, Clare Boothe Luce was a formidable intellectual and politician who gave birth to a number of memorable quips.
Video of the ugly scene in the lecture hall at Middlebury College has emerged.
Here is a prehistory of what we call the alt-right today.
A KGB memo shows clear evidence of an "unabashed quid pro quo" between a U.S. Senator and a top Kremlin official.
Compared to a generation ago, the cost per pupil is a bit staggering.
History sheds some light on the question.
I want to keep my kids connected to their past, and I find a great way to do this is passing on the sewing skills my grandmothers taught me.
In removing the Bible from the classroom, did America cut off several generations from a main source of cultural literacy?
Greater knowledge of the past would help improve America’s public discourse.
On March 30, 1973, the 'Charlotte's Web' author wrote a beautiful note to a dispirited man who had last all faith in humanity.
How Audrey Hepburn differs from modern celebrities.
Abraham Lincoln’s depression is well chronicled. His essay on suicide is less known.
"There was a time when the West knew what it was about. It did so because it thought about itself—often in freshman Western Civ classes."
Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.
Should welfare recipients be able to buy unhealthy foods like soda and sweets on the government’s dime?
She founded ‘Roe No More’ two decades ago to expose abortion lies.
What did Jesus of Nazareth mean when he said “the last shall be first, and the first last”?
Will failure to ground our grievances in rational and logical discourse lead us down the path of the French Revolution?
If Trump wants a reset that will help him – and the country – succeed, there is no better guide than America's 16th president.
When Nixon signed a law in 1971, the day was still officially known as “Washington's Birthday,” but the shift to Presidents Day didn't take long.
This professor's list may or may not soothe your book-illiterate conscience...
Nearly half of professors say students are not prepared for college.
Playing gotcha with figures of the past is a dangerous game.
Why do young people embrace rights not specifically spelled out in the Constitution, but reject the one to which they are given free recourse?
A student association is demanding free tuition for any students with black skin regardless of whether or not their ancestors were slaves.
Part of me wonders if we might be overreacting to name-calling and insults in today’s society.