Book Excerpt from ‘Our Woman in Havana’ by Vicki Huddleston
In 1964, philosopher and political theorist Herbert Marcuse published a book, One Dimensional Man, which contains the idea of "the Great Refusal."
Following his first term as the United States President, George Washington drafted a letter declining another term in office.
Donald Trump's ascendency to the American Presidency is strikingly similar to the rise of Buzz Windrip, a fictional politician by Sinclair Lewis.
The philosophical cornerstone of Fydor Dostoevsky's writingis "egoism," a consuming self-consciousness with an overwhelming desire tocontinually express one's superiority over others
Despite more experience in the highest levels of governmentthan any other presidential candidate in modern history and a composed demeanoramidst increasingly absurd (and sexist) assaults, why do s
Struggles for human justice are not new, as the great Muhammad Ali and Lord Byron confronted similar racism and sexism in their respective eras.
Graft has warped our government into an increasingly absurd system, akin to the comical armed forces bureaucracy of Joseph Heller's WWII literary classic, Catch-22.
Are you inseparable from your mobile device? Can't live without your iPhone or tablet? If true, a virtual noose is rapidly tightening around your neck.
Hysteria has a long and damaging history in America. The Salem witch trials of the 1690s are one of the first instances of American hysteria, a madness dramatized in Arthur Miller's 1953 classic The Crucible. Miller penned this play during the heig...