As marijuana laws get less restrictive, it’s instructive to go back to the days when weed was considered pure evil.
Prashant Jha’s long and deep understanding of life in Nepal could pay serious dividends for anyone still interested in what it means in modern terms to be a Maoist.
In interwar Germany, architect Herman Sörgel’s idea to connect Africa and Europe was a bold, utopian — and colonialist — vision of the future.
A visit to this frozen-in-time farming village shows what daily life was like for Maya commoners in Mesoamerica.
Attorney and child advocate Maura McInerney is tired of inequality in education. And she’s prepared to fight to make a change.
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Nearly 400,000 proud African-Americans served a country in World War I that was incapable of honoring their service.
Charlotte Maxeke fought for the rights of women and Black South Africans long before the notion of equality was considered.
Abraham Lincoln had to deal with his fair share of “fake news” during the Civil War, but should this embolden Donald Trump?
Just before the presidential debate between President Jimmy Carter and challenger Ronald Reagan in 1980, the Reagan campaign received an unexpected boost.
Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi and other leaders not only likely battled manic-depression — they may also have benefitted from it.