Is humility worth defending?
The history of the 19th Amendment isn't as well known as one would hope. The party that backed women's suffrage the most ardently might surprise some people.
There are a variety of lessons to be drawn from how the Allied governments conducted themselves during World War II. Some of those messages may be more in tune with our current political climate than we care to admit.
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is about a moment when something big happened, and historical trajectory shifted. Except, in the film, the moment is stopped from happening.
The Soviet Union is gone, thrown into the dustbin of history, but a lesson remains from those Russian visitors.
In the wake of recent horrific shooting sprees, Donald Trump and other Republicans wishing to appear to “do something” have seized the purported “middle ground”: red flag laws.
This is the way of socialism. Is it time we as Americans start rejecting this way at every opportunity?
If you see some barbarian curling in the squat rack, take action. You may be surprised how drastically you alter someone’s worldview.
What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?
Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for Communism.”
It wasn’t always this way.
Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.
If you don’t have the life you want, Kor might counsel, don’t double-down on mistaken ideas about life. Don’t rehearse your blaming thoughts keeping painful wounds open.
Students are studying less. Grades are rising. And college graduation rates have increased a good deal in the last several decades.
Manufacturers are creating monopolies by preventing customers (or anyone else) from fixing their products. It's time to end that.
Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.
How do we find our way back to civility?
In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care of each other when government officials turned the other way.
How do people account for the discrepancy between projections and actual working hours? There are some popular explanations, all of which share one commonality: they blame the phenomenon on the shortcomings of individuals.
As he took his first steps, he uttered words that would be written into history books for generations to come: “That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.”
Megan Rapinoe could learn a few lessons from Lou Gehrig.
Americans think of Bastille Day as “France’s Fourth of July.” But do these holidays really celebrate the same thing? Hardly.
When recalling our national myths, we ought to emphasize, as C.S. Lewis suggested, “the tale as such, on the picture which fires the imagination, the example that strengthens the will,” and avoid “the perfectly serious indoctrination of the young in knowably false or biased history—the heroic legend drably disguised as text-book fact.”
If you aren’t willing to put yourself at risk for beating up some guy taking your picture, then what sort of creature does that make you?
Statistics show there may exist more Good Samaritans than many believe, thus forcing us to rethink the Bystander Effect.
How much influence should an ancient text have on the way modern people lead their lives?
All too often we critique our ancestors without making any effort to get to know them. Unless we attempt to walk in their shoes, however, and see with their eyes, we have nothing but facts and dates by which to evaluate them.