Decades after Charles Knowlton died, his book would be credited with the reversal of population growth in England and the popularization of contraception in the United States.
Fred Rogers argued by example and in his quiet, firm way that television’s power could be harnessed to shape future generations for good.
The setup of Archie Comics was straightforward, as was its protagonist. But the success of Riverdale speaks to the Archieverse’s surprising fluidity.
The Hays Code, a censorship system that saw movies as “business, pure and simple,” kept Hollywood on a short leash… until a 1952 Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional.
Pinker on the dark side of political correctness, the differences between men and women, the media’s violence bias, and his differences with Bill Gates on artificial intelligence.
“Ghana tells us that the forces of the universe are on the side of justice… An old order of colonialism, of segregation, discrimination is passing away now.”
Paul Lussier on how to energize people, work with business, and develop solution-focused rhetoric and strategy before it’s too late.
The U.S. is the only country in the world that sentences people to die in prison for offenses committed while under the age of 18.
On March 2, 1892, in Memphis, Tennessee, a racially charged mob grew out of a fight between a black and a white youth near People’s Grocery.
Fifty Shades of Grey sells an absurd fantasy version of a romantic relationship—as between man and woman, so between capitalism and female workers.