The U.N. began with such high hopes. What happened?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2140545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Signing of the United Nations charter[/caption] Franklin Roosevelt coined the name "United Nations" for the allied countries fighting together against the National Socialist Workers more…

The occult roots of modernism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORKER) -- In the Paris of the early eighteen-nineties, at the height of the Decadence, the man of the moment was the novelist, art critic, and would-be more…

Can human mortality really be hacked?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE) -- It’s just after 10:30 a.m. on a pleasant weekday morning at SENS, a biotech lab in Mountain View, California. I’ve come to speak to its more…

Early presidents overwhelmingly preoccupied with 1 issue

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2713275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington's oath of office[/caption] Thomas Jefferson wrote to Mr. Hammond in 1821: "The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in ... more…

Colleges giving degrees in … social justice!

by Paul Bremmer -- [caption id="attachment_4194691" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Protesters at Middlebury College refuse to let Charles Murray speak[/caption] High school students who aspire to be social justice warriors are increasingly finding higher more…

Author: Designate 'antifa' a domestic terror group

by Liam Clancy -- WASHINGTON – Author Scott Greer is calling on the Trump administration to label the radical left-wing "antifa" coalition a domestic terror group, highlighting its penchant for violence and more…

The mountain man who defied all stereotypes

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2144055" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jedediah Smith[/caption] His travels were exceeded only by Lewis and Clark. He led expeditions up the Missouri River with such characters as keelboatman Mike more…