It’s frequently said these days that democracy is in decline and that fascism is in the ascendancy; but what exactly is fascism?
A fascinating book for its analysis of how rice has been visualized and shaped throughout Japanese history and its continuing relevance and influence today.
Fact-checking the fact-checkers is an important activity in today's news cycle. Is snopes.com a truly reliable source? How can we know?
There are many forms of government, and the different forms are often intermingled. Learn about monarchy, oligarchy, fascism, communism, and a few others you probably never heard of.
Karl Marx's writings display his misgivings when it comes to the doctrine of natural rights, instead focusing on human "need" and "emancipation." Marx objects to the familiar “bourgeois” liberal doctrine that rights are universal, natural, and constitutive of our humanity.
Were the 13 colonies justified in declaring the Declaration of Independence to be Justified? The amendments they came up with. The 13 colonies were...
An explanation of gerrymandering and why it always favors the political party in control, and never favors the voters. How political districts are drawn and who draws them.
"Ghosts of Rwanda" is a Frontline documentary that explores the Rwandan genocide and how the international community reacted. Various international relations theories can be applied to the tragedy and explain how the world let it happen. European imperialism and national interests played a role.
The advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
The Connolly Association's impact in aiding Irish Catholics in the North of Ireland is one that should not be forgotten
NORAID was pivotal to the Irish cause during the troubles, but this contribution has largely been overlooked.
After reading this article, you will have an understanding of what Cambridge Analytica is. It describes the roles of the key players and how they collected and analysed big data to influence not only groups of potential Trump voters, but also targeted individuals based on their Facebook profiles.
Was Harry Truman the Worst President? - Truman dropped atomic bombs on civilians, brought about the creation of Israel, established the CIA, and took America into the Korean War.