Interestingly, rates aren't just low within the context of American history. They also happen to be at the lowest levels in the 5,000 years of civilization.
It is difficult to fathom a place and time in the past when a small cadre of school students had the moral resolve to risk their lives for the escape of Jews from Nazi tyranny in WW II.
THE FILM DOESN'T SHY AWAY FROM HIS TROUBLED PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS. IT'S GONNA BE GOOD.
In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed and Cuba lost its major supplier of fuel, fertilizer and food. Since they were importing more than 80 percent of the food consumed, they needed to learn how to produce their own food.
A Podcast on the Little-Known "Continuity of Government" Effort Underlying National Emergencies
Every few centuries a new technology is invented and adopted that fundamentally changes everything about how a society is structured and organized.
How does knowledge grow? Sometimes it begins with one insight and grows into many branches; other times it grows as a complex and interconnected network.
Today's business motivational posters -- symbolized most prominently by "Sucessories" -- are the butt of many a joke.
Hear the Voice of Russia's Greatest Novelist
This happened some 63 years ago, but as the U.S. government has never stopped lying about it, and it's generally known only outside the United States, I'm going to treat it as news.
EXCERPTS FROM HITLER'S REICHSTAG SPEECH DECEMBER 11, 1941 (4 Days after Pearl Harbor)
For much of the 9th century, the Byzantine Empire was on the defensive, fending off one invasion after another.
"The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. […] He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past." George Orwell, 1984
Oftentimes when the U.S. superpower intervenes in the business of other nations, after U.S. troops withdraw, the American people lose interest and the country disappears from the consciousness of the public.
Deborah Lipstadt--whose greatest intellectual achievement is to call virtually anyone who disagrees with her a "Holocaust denier" or an "anti-Semite"--is an ideologue precisely because she does not allow truth and reason to guide her thinki
Today, I've released the new book I just published. The new book is ZeroGov: A Vision for an Unshackled Humanity.
Or: Have we gone crazy?
Who is listening in on your phone calls?
Who is listening in on your phone calls?
Federal killings at Ruby Ridge, Idaho began 23 years ago today. Below are some articles I wrote on this case in 1995. Also included is the counterattack on my Wall Street Journal piece from FBI director Louis Freeh
Yes, and so are all the other presidential candidates; and all the other politicians; and all political parties; and all political systems!
The Story of Your Enslavement - Stefan Molyneux
It was a good thing for the Japanese to surrender right after the two atomic strikes delivered on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; otherwise, the US military would have gladly bombed Japan with up to 12 more nuclear strikes that would have likely wiped the en
In 1825, a mysterious double edged sword containing a cryptic code was found in the River Witham near Lincoln in England. The 13th century sword contains an enigmatic 18-letter message running down the center of the blade, and cryptographers and
Another American election cycle is upon us, and large numbers of people are lining up to pour their time and money into the sewer of politics, to be lost forever.
One of the great changes of the last fifty years is that broad populations have lost their respect for politicians. Such changes can have profound effects. Without legitimacy, it's only a matter of time before an empire fails.
In 1950, my grandfather, Ralph Weymouth--a decorated World War II naval aviator who would become a vice admiral--stood inside the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, viewing for the first time the human cost of the atom bomb.
245 Pages / 500 Illustrations During the 75 years that have now passed since the end of the grand history-altering event known as World War II, only a single narrative of the great conflict has been heard.
Today is the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb, in a Japanese city. Civilians who had little control over their government were victims. Was it justified and have we learned anything from it?
Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King ... Charles Koch?