Elections aren’t very exciting. Dorky lawyers dance awkwardly on red, white, and blue stages. TV news networks blast triumphant stock music with swirling graphics – also, red, white, and blue. […]
140 years ago, Friedrich Nietzsche coined the phrase “God is Dead.” The fallout from such a statement hit philosophy students and the deeply religious in the face. Irate confusion continues […]
Anyone who has had the misfortune of listening to me for more than about ten minutes knows that I’m absolutely obsessed with Ancient Rome, specifically the Roman Republic, which served […]
Few futurists are looking to solve the major problem facing the globe. Climate change is more than environmental disaster.
On field rule changes are leading to a serious over refereeing problem. Off the field, sports journalism is now worse than DC’s beltway reporters.
Every two to four years, we can begin America over again. You have that power.
Recently, the Tiber River in Italy reached an historically low water level. The level is historically low because it’s revealing bits of history. An ancient Roman bridge built by Nero […]
America has famously been described as a melting pot, but I think of it more as a soup. In a melting pot, all of the constituent elements liquefy down into […]
I’ve been hearing about the human-made threat to our climate for my entire life. When I was eight years old there was a lot of talk about acid rain, something […]
Kathy Hochul became governor after Andrew Cuomo was found to have been using his power to take advantage of women who worked for his office and sexually assault others involved […]