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Passover, Idle Gossip and Competitive Altruism

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The reality is that human beings are selfish as well as altruistic, and we live not only with saints but with sociopaths. Nowhere is this more evident than in politics.

Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos

Alex Storozynski | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Alex Storozynski

First published in 1944, Karski's book reads like a spy novel on steroids. But you can't make this stuff up. The truth is indeed more horrible than fiction.

Churchill, Canada: Where the Northern Lights Delight

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

It was an explosive, swirling and exuberant dance of vibrant light that filled the whole sky above us. The weary were suddenly awakened. What a welcome to Churchill!

100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild. Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.

For a Change, Something Nice to Say About the US Congress

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics
Sir Peter Westmacott

I have had the privilege of being in the Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol twice in the last two days -- for two very different events. Both served as reminders of the power and integrity of U.S. democracy at its best.

The Ghostly Happenings That Have Occurred In The White House

Joan Gage | Posted 12.31.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Ever since the White House was first occupied in 1800, there have been rumors of hauntings, but I got this story direct from the President. No, not President Obama. I first heard about the White House ghosts directly from the lips of Ronald Reagan.

LOOK: Churchill & Stalin's Wild Drunken Night

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.23.2013 | World

Two years before Yalta, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin met for a late-night wartime meeting. Their mission? Drink lots of wine, according to new ...

Mutations of the Mind

Peter Cove | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Peter Cove

Many feel that the frontier mentality that has driven us forward is lost and that political gridlock is corroding our belief in getting anything done. We urgently require political leadership prepared to offer hope and deliver on it.

Don't Cry for Thatcher's Children

Imogen Lloyd Webber | Posted 06.17.2013 | Women
Imogen Lloyd Webber

Would I be the person I am today without Thatcher? Would I have worked as hard as I did at school, not flinch when debating a roomful of men -- or a Fox News host live on air -- without "The Iron Lady" as an example? I doubt it.

Churchill's Audio Exclusive of "The War Within"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Those Denver-based alt-folk rockers Churchill have a brand new single with "The War Within." This energized quintet is currently wrapping up a US college tour with Phillip Phililps and afterwards, they'll be going overseas to join P!nk's European "Truth About Love" tour.

Rare Churchill Poem Goes To Be Auctioned

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

A poem written by British wartime leader Winston Churchill while he served abroad as a cavalry officer is expected to fetch up to £15,000 on Wednesda...

Life In The 'Polar Bear Capital Of The World'

Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: Life is a bit quieter in Churchill, Manitoba these days. The tourists have left, and the polar bears have ...

If Not in the Wild, Would You See a Zoo Polar Bear?

John Gunter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
John Gunter

One thing we've always been acutely aware of is that travel to and in Canada's north can be prohibitively expensive. At the same time, we are passionate about people experiencing this incredible part of the world.

Orthodoxy: Liberty's Other Enemy

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Robin Koerner

There are many orthodoxies -- religious, political, philosophical and more. Like all other tyrannies, they seek conformity. Orthodoxy is to the mind as tyranny is to the person.

The Last Lion Is First Rate History

Liz Smith | Posted 02.10.2013 | Books
Liz Smith

This beginning description would all be funny and amusing were it not for the tragedy of the war at his heels. But I liked so much the following excerpt that I want to tease you into the entire book.

Nazism Resurgent: What Would Churchill Do?

Richard Brodsky | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Richard Brodsky

Last month, in Strasbourg, France, a large meeting was held to formally create an organizational structure for World Without Nazism.

From Palestine to Pussy Riot: The Hunger Strike in the Digital Age

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 09.16.2012 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

The Internet age provides huge opportunities for the scope and impact of the hunger strike to raise awareness and support. But there is also a danger that some will be lost in cyberspace.

The Liberty Movement, the New Middle, and the End of the Beginning

Robin Koerner | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Last week, Ron Paul sent an email to supporters that indicated that he doesn't expect to have enough delegates to win the GOP nomination. Subsequently...

The Future Of The Special Relationship

Posted 05.24.2012 | Books

Epilogue by H. Edward Mann, excerpted from The Queen and the U.S.A. (Dementi Milestone Publishing, $35) In 1946, Sir Winston Churchill spoke of a ...

PHOTOS: Where The Wild Things Are

Kensington Tours | Posted 04.03.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Discovering the Acropolis, seeing the Mona Lisa, walking on the Great Wall and watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal are all undeniably spectacular travel experiences, yet nothing can compare to encountering the spellbinding magic of meeting Mother Nature's majestic creatures up close and in person.

Churchill Library To Be Created At GWU

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An international group seeking to preserve the legacy of Winston Churchill announced plans Thursday to create the first U.S. resear...

The Eye of the Beluga

Judie Fein | Posted 10.16.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

Three words made me want to go to Churchill in the summer: snorkeling with belugas. Three words made me terrified of going to Churchill in the summer: frigid Arctic waters.

Royal Wedding Prep: 7 Books To Help You Know The Difference Between A Duchess And A Dustman (PHOTOS)

Peter Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Can't tell a Duchess from a dustman? A banger from a biscuit? With the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton just 2 weeks away, it's a good thing blogger Amy Dawson contributed the following book list to Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations to help you prepare.

I Like Ike

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

How those two figures -- Eisenhower and Nixon -- have resurfaced in the news over these past few days!

Churchill's Dentures Sold At Auction

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A partial set of dentures used by former British leader Winston Churchill – described as the teeth that saved the world – s...