A public service — and smashing great read — for twentysomethings and others.
President Eisenhower's decision to make “In God We Trust” our national motto had nothing to do with forcing his own flavor of Christianity upon the citizens of the United States.
The Founders did have a plan to abolish slavery; it just didn’t work out the way they expected.
An evil temporarily tolerated "only by necessity" sounds not all that different from the words "necessary evil."
In a masterful biography, Matthew W. Maguire explores the legacy of a French poet who personified independence in an age of dogma.
From Poland to East Germany to Hungary, new films are giving Western audiences a much darker perspective on the political earthquakes that shaped our world.