The Great Gamble The Soviet War in Afghanistan

The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a grueling debacle that has striking lessons for American foreign policy today. In The Great Gamble, Gregory Feifer examines the war from the...

Antigone

The body of Polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Antigone's faithfulness to her dead brother and his proper burial,...

End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth?

overconsumption / population growth / dwindling natural resources / climate change / disease / contamination / storms / thirst / war … will the struggle to simply stay alive...

New Jerusalem The Interrogation of Baruch De Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656

As a young Jewish man in 17th century Amsterdam, Baruch de Spinoza excelled as a theological student; but as he encountered free-thinking Protestants, atheists, and radicals in...

Ray Anthony

For his fifth birthday, Ray Anthony’s father bought him a trumpet. It wasn’t until the age of 12 when his trumpet was hidden as a punishment that he realized he couldn’t...

Please Stop Helping Us How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines...

Living a Feminist Life

In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.Building on...

Living in the Woods in a Tree Remembering Blaze Foley

Living in the Woods in a Tree is an intimate glimpse into the turbulent life of Texas music legend Blaze Foley (1949-1989), seen through the eyes of Sybil Rosen, the woman for...

Dictators Without Borders Power and Money in Central Asia

Weak, corrupt, and politically unstable, the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are dismissed as isolated and irrelevant to the...

Miami and the Siege of Chicago

1968. The Vietnam War was raging. President Lyndon Johnson, facing a challenge in his own Democratic Party from the maverick antiwar candidate Eugene McCarthy, announced that he...

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