Between 1949 and 1959, the per capita GDP in Cuba barely changed.
In order to answer the question, we need to know the difference between what Shakespeare said and what Shakespeare wrote.
Do we too often prevent young people from accomplishing great things at early ages when we consign them to institutionalized schooling?
Is it possible that the multiple protests on college campuses are an outgrowth from the lack of public speaking instruction in schools?
Big Media has become part of the political/celebrity bubble and tends to forget that journalism is meant to be an “outsider” activity.
A culturally literate person knows the Bible...
Is it possible that young people would both do and feel better about themselves if we quit trying to make everyone equal across the board?
Parents in Spain are planning homework strikes in November for some of these same reasons.
What is the appropriate age to leave a child home alone?
The idea of bestowing benefits to underprivileged classes goes way back.
Not just anyone is allowed to participate in Halloween.
Can we be said to be using a phrase incorrectly if it has assumed a new meaning by being repeatedly used in a certain way?
Philosophers refer to versions of this concern as the ‘demandingness objection’. Its advocates claim that a moral theory that would ask so much.
Theatre of the absurd at its finest.
Cloudy and ambiguous language can be ethically perilous.
Israel and the UN have not been what one could call “chummy” in recent history. And they’re not likely to grow any closer after today, either.
"When we present man as an automaton of reflexes, as a mind-machine... we feed the nihilism to which modern man is, in any case, prone."
Donald Trump’s call for a wall on America’s southern border is part of a global trend.
It makes sense.
In the most recent PISA exam American students ranked between eight and 12 out of 18 countries, measuring below other developed nations like itself.
Today marks the 445th anniversary of Christendom’s pivotal victory over the Ottoman Empire.
In ninth grade, a young Vladimir Putin walked to the local KGB office and asked how he could join.
Today, children are perceived as emotional assets whose primary purpose is being loved. As a result, we are facing a “me, me, me epidemic.”
A recently published study revealed that young women have experienced an alarming uptick in self-harm, suicidal thoughts, and poor mental health.
The image of the Orientalist-hero that he pioneered not only endured but grew into a celebrated and symbolic archetype of Western culture.
A study found that IQs in Western nations have dropped more than one point per decade since the Victorian Era.
France got rid of the ‘elitist’ system of getting accepted to a university. How did it work out?
Perhaps it’s time we realize that those who opt for the less popular apprenticeship track may be the ones with the brains to foster true success.