Politics

Karl Marx: A Life

What do a rogue elephant, a wild boar, and a shaven porcupine have in common? They all reflect facets of…

5 months ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Julius Caesar

1. Julius Caesar was born during the month of Quintilus circa the year 100. That month was renamed July in…

6 months ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Napoleon Bonaparte

1. Though the future emperor of France was baptized as Napoléon, his parents nicknamed him Nabulio. In fact, there’s a…

8 months ago

Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy

In the popular imagination, the name “Genghis Khan” continues to conjure images of savage Mongol hordes laying waste to everything…

9 months ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Winston Churchill

1. Winston Churchill’s teachers described him as unambitious, rebellious, and violent, and said that he could not be trusted to…

9 months ago

Churchill: The Power of Words

If words are weapons, then Winston Churchill possessed a personal arsenal. Martin Gilbert opens this anthology of Churchill’s work by…

1 year ago

Beyond the Surface: A Close Look at Noam Chomsky’s Ideas with Robert Barsky

Noam Chomsky is a renowned scholar, philosopher, and political activist who has made significant contributions to the fields of linguistics,…

1 year ago

Thomas Paine: The Original Bad Boy of the Revolution

Happy birthday, Thomas Paine! Today, we celebrate the man who wrote "These are the times that try men's souls" and…

1 year ago

Churchill’s Rock: Sonia Purnell on The Life and Times of Clementine Churchill

  Best known as the wife of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill served as one of her…

1 year ago

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II: A Tribute to a Beloved Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II was a deeply loved and respected figure across the globe. She was a symbol of stability, tradition,…

2 years ago