• Oberbürgermeister Haken, a "Philosopher's Ship" (Public Domain)

    The ‘Philosophers’ Ships’ That Were Used to Silence Early Soviet Intellectuals

    In 1922, five years after the communist Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, numerous academics, journalists, professors, students, philosophers, and other intellectuals were exiled by Vladimir Lenin, leader... Read more

  • FILE - In this June 14, 2011, file photo, bottles of prescription drugs: Lipitor, TriCor, Plavix, Singulair, Lexapro and Avapro are displayed at Medco Health Solutions Inc., in Willingboro, N.J. U.S. spending on prescription drugs rose 8.5 percent last year, slightly less than in 2014, driven mainly by growing use of ultra-expensive new drugs and price hikes on other medicines. A report from data firm IMS Health estimates patients, insurers, government programs and other payers spent a combined $309.5 billion last year on prescription medicines. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Canada vs. the US: Inaccessible ‘Free’ or Unavailable Paid Health Care

    Canadians have a strong attachment to Medicare, our universal government-run health care system, although many want it to focus more on prevention, the social determinants... Read more

  • The website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Republicans Can’t Square Health Care Circle

    We are outliving our design specifications. The ages-old, Biblical projection of a “three score and 10” life expectancy is being regularly exceeded. Seventy may not... Read more

  • Officers of the NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau receive orders on where they will be patroling, at their headquarters on Randall's Island in New York on Aug. 11, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    NYPD Leaders Exemplify Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect

    These words, highlighting the achievements of the NYPD, are detailed on the New York City government website: “For the past 25 years the NYPD has... Read more

  • FBI Director James Comey testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committe hearing on Russian Intelligence Activities on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., on Jan. 10, 2017. (TASOS KATOPODIS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Can Trump Fire FBI Director James Comey?

    The job of FBI Director could be up for grabs soon, as James Comey, a man both reviled by Democrats and Republicans, may be on... Read more

  • One of many 1950s Chinese parades showing support for the communist political movement. (Public Domain)

    The Biggest Anti-Intellectual Movement in History

    Throughout history, intellectuals have been frequent targets of tyrannical regimes to suppress political dissent. But Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong himself boasted about taking it a step... Read more

  • Jennifer Zeng, (L) the main character in the award winning documentary "Free China", with her daughter Melody at the Australian premier in Sydney. (Shar Adams/Epoch Times)

    Valuable Advice and Embarrassing Questions in Beijing

    Jennifer Zeng is a Chinese Falun Gong practitioner who was persecuted for her faith by the communist regime and now resides in the United States. Read more... Read more

  • President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have both had their run-ins with the press. (Win McNamee/Getty Images; NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

    Presidents and Press Freedom: Obama Versus Trump

    While President Donald Trump’s war with the mainstream media continues to sizzle and pundits express outrage over his disdain for the press, they seem to... Read more

  • Three children, dead from starvation, in November or December of 1921 in Russia. (Fridtjof Nansen)

    Why Do We Find Communist Art So Acceptable?

    Despite the untold horrors and cruelties of communist movements, it seems that some of our social institutions still don’t get it. As I write this... Read more

  • Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    CNN Sensationalizes Sean Hannity Stunt

    The media’s continuous and seemingly desperate quest for ratings just sunk to a new low. CNN reporter Dylan Byers claimed sources told him that Fox... Read more

  • The FBI seal outside the headquarters building in Washington on July 5, 2016. (YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Drain the Swamp: Championing America’s Ethical Renaissance

    The term drain the swamp is originally associated with a method of destroying disease-carrying mosquitoes. Yet, drain the swamp also has a figurative meaning of... Read more

  • President Donald Trump (L) speaks beside Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R) during a meeting with members of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017. This was the first official meeting of Trump's cabinet. (Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

    Trump’s Budget Seeks to Slash Public Broadcasting

    For decades, Republicans have attempted to cut federal funding for NPR and PBS, or have tried to defund them entirely, with little success. But in... Read more

  • This painting by Henri Felix Emmanuel Philippoteaux (1815–1884) depicts Lamartine, a reformist, before the Hôtel de Ville in Paris, rejecting the Red Flag on Feb. 25, 1848. The red flag represents terror, blood, and a "party's republic," Lamartine told the crowd. (Public Domain)

    Of ‘-isms,’ Institutions, and Radicals

    For many centuries, classical Western art was transmitted from generation to generation. Masters passed down their skills to disciples, who eventually became masters themselves, and... Read more

  • ‘People’s Courts’ were held in which peasants were encouraged to accuse the landlords; sometimes, this resulted in immediate executions (Public Domain)

    How Mao Radicalized Peasants to Kill Landlords

    The word for today is “classicide,” which means “extermination of a class” rather than ethnicity, race, or religion. The term is aptly applied to an... Read more

  • President Donald Trump walks to a waiting Marine One helicopter while departing the White House in Washington on March 15, 2017. Trump is scheduled to travel to Michigan and Tennessee today. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Rachael Maddow’s Trump ‘Tax Returns’ Story May Be the Biggest Clickbait of the Year

    In the age of Facebook, the pejorative term “clickbait” gets thrown around a lot—more so with political journalism. MSNBC’s Rachael Maddow may have won the... Read more

  • Banqiao Dam, China. (public domain)

    Mao Zedong-Era Dam Collapse, Worst in History, Was Covered Up For Years

    The worst dam disaster in history occurred during the end of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong’s decades-long reign, and according to some accounts, was at... Read more

  • A young man from Yemen is handcuffed by an RCMP officer after crossing the border into Canada near Hemmingford, Que., on Feb. 17, 2017. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Refugees Find Canada’s Southern Border

    First it was a joke. With every U.S. election, a variety of Democrat dim bulbs in the Hollywood constellation have declared if their favored candidate... Read more

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau greet Syrian refugees Ahmad Al Krad, his wife Doaa Al Mahmed and their children at the Immigration Services Society in Vancouver on Sept 25, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

    Does Canada Have an Illegals Problem?

    With refugees worldwide today exceeding 50 million people, Canadians take pride in our programs, including one which has brought 40,000 Syrian refugees to our country... Read more

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on March 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Trump’s Firing of 46 U.S. Attorneys Isn’t Unprecedented

    Over the weekend, the sky was again falling among mainstream media journalists and the pundit class after President Donald Trump’s administration ordered resignations of 46... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks while hosting a breakfast with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington,  Jan. 23, 2017. At left is Wendell P. Weeks, Chief Executive Officer of Corning, at right is Alex Gorsky Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    What the Media Doesn’t ‘Get’ About Trump Supporters

    No president in modern history has been subjected to the type of media scrutiny that Donald Trump experienced during the first weeks of his administration... Read more

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