Last month Dr. Melvin Bernstein, organizer of this area’s American Revolution Round Table, published an essay in the Concord Journal about one of the town’s lesser-known historic sites:No historic building in Concord is more important to the American Revolution than the Wright Tavern. Show More Summary
?Watch This! Revelations in Media Art? presents pioneering and contemporary artworks that trace the evolution of a continuously emerging medium. The exhibition celebrates artists who are engaged in a creative revolution?one shaped as...Show More Summary
Next week the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could end up making marriage equality the law of the land. It comes at a time when gay marriage has never had more support from the American public. But the culture warriors who have been fighting it for decades are not about to give...
The American Civil War is the central event in America's historical consciousness. While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be. The war resolved two...Show More Summary
The globalized economy has severe and sometimes unpleasant implications for some Americans. But then, the Industrial Revolution did, too, as cities sprung to life, rural areas were depopulated, new industries flourished and others disappeared, wealth grew and family structure changed. There are two ways to deal with the rise of a global economy. Anti-globalization protests, […]
The Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the American Revolution, was only 19 years old when he defied his family and a direct order of King Louis XVI of France to join the American colonists in their fight for independence from Britain. He outfitted a vessel, La Victoire, with his own money and set sail for [...]
“‘Opening up the cultural interaction between two nations whose governments have been at odds for so long can be a window to hope and peace,’ said Iranian-born composer Reza Vali, a Carnegie Mellon University music professor.”
The US economy is teetering on the edge of a precipice and risks falling into a pre-Industrial Revolution economic abyss, while American "believers in the grand myth of perpetual growth" continue to delude themselves, Paul Farrell stressed.
The "Hermoine" is a full scale replica of the 18th century warship that carried the Marquis de Lafayette back to General George Washington and the American Revolution in 1780.
In 1780 the French warship carried the Marquis de Lafayette across the Atlantic to rejoin General George Washington and the American Revolution. Now, a full-scale replica of the “Hermoine” is making the same voyage. Mark Phillips reports on how all of this came to be.
For the first time in U.S. history, most Americans are in favor of the legalization of marijuana. And according to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, it is time to legalize medical marijuana across the nation, as a revolution is underway. Gupta, who is the chief medical correspondent for CNN, was previously opposed to the legalization of marijuana. Show More Summary
From the April 14 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Mark Levin Show: Previously: Levin Consoles Boehner's Failed Opponents With Comparisons To American Revolution Patriots Right-Wing Media Lament Boehner's Re-Election As Speaker Of The House How Right-Wing Media Helped Set Up The Challenge To Boehner
Even as the left is all wee-weed up about global warming, this winter gave the northeast its highest snow fall since the year 1717. That was decades before we were
This afternoon and for the next two days I’ll be attending the “So Sudden an Alteration” conference at the Massachusetts Historical Society. (Follow along on Twitter via #RevReborn2.)This conference is a sequel to the “American Revolution Reborn” conference in Philadelphia in 2013. Show More Summary
As workers are increasingly asked to pay more from their own pockets for employer-sponsored health plans, there's a big shift happening in how businesses are planning to offer health insurance. About 6 million Americans with workplace coverage in 2014 received their health insurance through privately run health insurance exchanges, where employees can select coverage from […]
In 1991, about the time the electronic dance music revolution was just starting to seep into young American ears, a Brit named Pete Tong helped to launch the world's definitive mix show, BBC Radio 1's "Essential Selection." Its sounds of house and techno were so revelatory that young ravers in...
Submitted by Jacob Hornberger via The Future of Freedom Foundation, It is impossible to overstate the magnitude of the warfare-state revolution that transformed the federal government and American society after World War II. The roots...Show More Summary
By Sen. Bernie Sanders The good news is that the economy today is much better than it was six years ago when George W. Bush left office. The bad news is that, despite these improvements, the 40-year decline of the American middle class continues.
"We must launch a political revolution which engages millions of Americans from all walks of life in the struggle for real change." The good news is that the economy today is much better than it was six years ago when George W. Bush left office. Show More Summary
The good news is that the economy today is much better than it was six years ago when George W. Bush left office. The bad news is that, despite these improvements, the 40-year decline of the American middle class continues. Real unemployment...Show More Summary