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The World's Most Moral Army

Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy? Colonel Richard Kemp, who was the commander of British Forces in Afgha

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Who Killed the Liberal Arts?

What in the world happened to the liberal arts? A degree in the humanities used to transmit the knowledge and wisdom imbued in the works of great Western artists, writers, musicians and thinkers like Shakespeare and Mozart. But today, that same degree str

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Rockefeller: The Richest American Who Ever Lived

Was America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, a greedy robber baron, a generous philanthropist, or both? And did the oil tycoon exploit America's poo...

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Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

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    Are You on the Wrong Side of History?

    Are you on the wrong side or the right side of history? Is there even a

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    Was the Civil War About Slavery?

    What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was it about something else entirely...pe...

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    Religious Tolerance: Made in America

    Religious tolerance is a given in the West. But it's a historical aberration -- an ideological revolution created by the Puritans and pre-1776 Americans. Wha...

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    Coolidge: The Best President You Don't Know

    Americans today place enormous pressure on presidents to

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    Is This the Most Important Date in U.S. History?

    What was perhaps the most determinative date in American history? July 4, 1776? Pearl Harbor? September 11? How about...July 28, 1588. Richard McMillan, Prof...

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    How Dark Were the Dark Ages?

    Were the Middle Ages, also known as the Dark Ages, characterized by oppression, ignorance, and backwardness in areas like human rights, science, health, and ...

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    Was it Wrong to Drop the Atom Bomb on Japan?

    In recent years, many academics and others have condemned President Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...

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    Why is Modern Art so Bad?

    For two millennia, great artists set the standard for beauty. Now those standards are gone. Modern Art is a competition between the ugly and the twisted; the...

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    The Truth about the Vietnam War

    Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs o...

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    Hoover and the Great Depression

    A new history of the Great Depression is emerging. One that acknowledges the role that government played in causing and prolonging it, and the constructive r...

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    4th of July Declaration

    The 4th of July is America's birthday. That's a big deal. This brief ceremony will help you bring meaning back into this holiday. It's easy and fun. Join the...

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    Paul Johnson: Prager University

    Dennis inaugurates a new feature of Prager University: Wisdom of the Masters, interviews with some of the finest minds in the world. First up, influential Br...