Would Paine equate today's politicians with King George?
Pushing everyone toward college can only lead to disillusionment and lost opportunities for both the student and society at large.
School has nothing to do with freedom.
Rudyard Kipling’s outspoken views on the foreign and domestic policies of his day guaranteed him some powerful enemies.
Answer these 12 questions to find out.
Ivy League students removed a hallway portrait of William Shakespeare (too white) and replaced it with a photo of black lesbian activist.
If you’re looking to start a great book in 2017, this might be the place to start.
While working as a journalist during the Second World War, Orwell penned a review of Hitler’s Mein Kampf.
Here is what the modern Christmas ditty looks like in heroic Anglo-Saxon metre.
Another attack on Christmas?
The reality is that almost everyone–single, infertile, overwhelmed by parenting, out of work–has their own set of heartaches and personal issues.
For many years now, my family has always tried to make some time over the holidays to sit down together and read old Christmas stories.
In 1820, he offered a critique on the problem of the modern Christmas. Does it sound familiar?
Originally he had intended to write a pamphlet called “An Appeal to the People of England, on Behalf of the Poor Man's Child.”
What was the real purpose of this psychological waterboarding?
The name Arthur first appears in the work of the 9th century Welsh historian Nennius, who lists twelve battles Arthur fought against invading Saxons.
Are we hypocritical for celebrating Christmas?
A professor at Boston University recently touched on origins of the term ‘politically correct.’ And it's revealing.
The holiday season is here, and with it comes the dance to make sure nobody is offended.
Does the ancient Greek philosopher offer a new way forward?
John Taylor Gatto, a former Teacher of the Year, said historical records show that governments often fear ‘common people learning too much.’
Louisa May Alcott had some interesting views as a feminist.
If the trend of having fewer Americans read books continues, will we condemn ourselves to a future of stagnant and narrow thought?
In order to answer the question, we need to know the difference between what Shakespeare said and what Shakespeare wrote.
Can the West be saved?
An Indian-American's true story shows how diversity-justified affirmative action excludes as many individuals based on their ancestry as it includes.
It comes in a nineteenth century comedy about three men (and a dog) who take a boating trip down the Thames River.
He had a way with words.