Interest in mutual aid societies is experiencing a revival in the U.S.
According to historian and philosopher Lewis Mumford, it’s really the invention of the mechanical clock that changed everything.
We live in a world of pictures and memes.
“The life of the mind grows upon ideas”
The numbers are staggering.
People reveal a lot about their biases by where they choose to go if Trump wins.
"How can any Man judge, unless his Mind has been opened and enlarged by Reading?" - John Adams
More and more people are opting out of civic engagement. It's a big mistake.
This one might hit close to home...
That’s what Bloomberg is reporting.
Would today’s students be better equipped for life if today’s schools implemented Franklin’s education plan?
Before the selfie came the emphasis on the self...
It's something with which John and Abigail Adams had great experience.
...And we wonder why there's so much unrest and discontent in the U.S.
And it doesn't have to
It’s a popular narrative, but history doesn’t support it.
Great men write great books because of the Great Books that they’ve read.
Some American schools are recognizing students’ financial literacy problem and are setting out to remedy it.
Only 12% of high school seniors are considered proficient in U.S. History by the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
The Supreme Court wasn’t always the political power house that we know it today.
Incalculably richer, in fact.
Like the aristocrats in Downton Abbey, Hampy lived out the principle of noblesse oblige....
A wall has a purpose which ultimately strikes at the heart of our modern, cultural orthodoxies.
Are parents missing a great chance to give their children a successful start in life?
C.S. Lewis offers some insight.
As we continue on the elusive quest for an ideal 45th president, perhaps we would benefit from examining the first: George Washington.
4 surprising quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird.
The Pope made a statement he might want to walk back.