During Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next week, he will insis
Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, claims to be a Christian. I shall take her at her word. And taking her at her word, I believe that her position lacks both biblical and constitutional merit.
The initial response to Donald Trump’s pursuit of the American presidency, certainly among many more moderate members of the Republican Party, was to wait for his pursuit to implode.
In late 1969, Robert Smithson travelled to Vancouver, British Columbia, to make his project titled Island of Broken Glass. Smithson planned to have 100 tons of industrial glass dumped on a small rocky island, then to use a crowbar to break the glass into small pieces.
In 1966, a British planner called Maurice Broady came up with a new term for the archit
Oliver Sacks achieved global public renown because his writings melded two particular traits that cut across his dual role as doctor and writer: his focus on single patients rather than large populations and his profound empathy.
These unique characteristics underpinned the distinctive con
When former British Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock recently joked that an overweight Conservative minister should be encouraged to run the London marathon, because he’d probably die, you might think it a mere blemish on the Left’s impeccable record of common decency.
The Neoconservatives, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Republicans Game the System.
As a front-runner for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, Hillary Clinton is a legitimate target for close scrutiny. Clinton has a long history ripe for criticism as First Lady, senator, and Secretary of State.
I was on a call-in radio show late one night this week to discuss immigration and my new book, Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American Backlash.
There is a rising tide of nativism washing over the United States at this particular moment. We have seen such waves recurrently in our history.
The notion of a dementia epidemic has been a big concern in ageing societies across
The health benefits of aspirin have been appearing in scientific literature for several decades, including a protective effect in those at increased risk of cancer.
In many ways President Carter's greatest work has come after his presidency and has been mostly centered on giving back to the global community.