Wanted: Acting Future Scapegoat—White House seeks driven power-monger for cameo in top-ranked drama. Lose your moral compass on this thrill-a-minute ride.
The Statue of Liberty symbolizes America as a refuge for immigrants and wellspring of freedom, but the status of liberty, at home and abroad, is in decline.
As we mark Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, a central truth stands out. The race to the moon altered earthbound culture more profoundly than it advanced our spacefaring ambitions.
Everybody in U-ville liked the Fourth quite a lot,
But the Grump in the White House, amused, he was not…
Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia have joined the National Popular Vote (NPV) interstate compact to replace the Electoral College’s winner-take-all system with “one person, one vote.”
The ghosts of Tiananmen Square haunt China’s rulers, who have moved from censorship to mass surveillance to ensure that large public protests never recur.
The power struggle in Venezuela offers a poignant reminder of why the United States cannot afford corrupt leaders in office.
Beyond saving our species, I believe an effort to establish human habitats on Mars will help us save this planet and improve our lives here.
#colonizingMars #Mars #spaceexploration
Who could predict that a rap-infused musical about the American Revolution, Hamilton, would rise up concurrently with the Brexit crisis? Watching the spectacle of the British trying to extricate themselves from the European Union has been, for me, a source…
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I have no idea if that’s true, but I can say for sure that a new dog can teach an old guy a thing or two. I’m referring to myself,…