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U.S. Military Program Teaches Foreign Military Students That Liberals Subverted America's Judeo-Christian Heritage

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The military is well aware of the influence it can exert on the foreign students in its IMSO program, and that it is what these students are taught that will be taken back with them to their home countries as a "true" picture of America.

Greeks Need to Start Acting Like Greeks Again

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Like the generation of the 1940s who rose to the occasion to fight the Italian and rise up against the German, the Greece of the 21st century must rise up and do what Greeks have done best at times of adversity: face it.

Occup(ied) America: A Literary History

Joe Woodward | Posted 12.26.2011 | Books
Joe Woodward

As I've watched and listened to the nascent movement "Occupy Wall Street," I've been driven to reread a favorite book of mine about America -- The American 1930s: A Literary History.

Museum to Capture Latino Experience in U.S.

Voto Latino | Posted 12.24.2011 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

The need for a museum that captures the story of the country's fastest growing ethnic group is undeniable and worth the effort considering what's missing in museums and history books.

On The Postmistress: Interview With Sarah Blake

Laura Cococcia | Posted 10.23.2011 | Books
Laura Cococcia

The Postmistress offers an inimitable blend of World-War-II-era history, stunning heroines and a very different look at the power of how we once communicated versus how we communicate today.

MLK Monument Dedication: A Lesson of the 99%

Debbie Hines | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Debbie Hines

It was a beautiful sunny day fitting for the speeches, songs and spirit of the celebration to dedicate the Martin Luther King monument.

Ode to Jan Karski

David Harris | Posted 12.17.2011 | Books
David Harris

He passed away in 2000, at the age of 86. The more time goes by, the more I miss him. Precisely when his voice is needed more than ever, he is no longer among us.

National Geographic Anglo-Saxon Exhibition: Rare Artifacts Go On Display Oct. 29

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The largest and most valuable collection of Anglo-Saxon artifacts ever recovered is headed to National Geographic Museum this month in a...

David Ramirez

Scholars Develop Digital Gateway To Hispanic Roots | David Ramirez | Posted 12.16.2011 | Latino Voices

If Latinos don't understand the roots of their culture, how can they preserve it? Although the explanation might sound a bit more academic at times, t...

Before and After 1492

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact
Alyson Renaldo

This passed Monday I breathed an uncomfortable sigh seeing my neighborhood banking institutions 'closed in observance of Columbus day.'

Winter for Christians in the Arab Spring?

Christian C. Sahner | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
Christian C. Sahner

How can it be that in this age of popular revolution and self-determination, Arab Christians -- whose communities predate the coming of Islam -- find themselves out in the cold?

Waiting For St. Benedict: Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here?

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove | Posted 12.11.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The Rule simply offered people a way to live a vision of life together rooted in service, humility, and love.

Gadsby's Tavern Civil War Dinner: Inspired, In Part, By History

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town is hosting a five-course Civil War wine dinner on Oct. 14 with a menu that includes beef in puff pastry...

The Spirit Ends When The Brain Dies

Michael Graziano | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Michael Graziano

There is no part of the brain that, when damaged, takes away the Cartesian soul. Instead damage to different structures takes away different chunks of the mind.

Strangers on a Page

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 12.03.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Shaffer

Mysterious strangers who step into the storyline for a few pages or even a single sentence are always welcome in my literary wanderings and I'm looking forward to meeting plenty of new ones.

Cave Drawings Made By Prehistoric Toddlers

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

It all started when a Cambridge archaeologist looked at a cave drawing in the French caverns at Rouffignac and thought "my 3 year old could do this." ...

Is Berlin The Most Interesting City In Europe?

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel
Melissa Biggs Bradley

The city's creative scene is permeated by an unmistakable sense of exploration and risk-taking.

PHOTOS: Alexandria During the Civil War

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.26.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- On Oct. 5, Lyceum will host "A Visual Tour of Civil War Alexandria," a lecture by Wally Owen, assistant director of Fort Ward Museu...

INTERACTIVE MAP: Discover Facts About the Prohibition Era, Presented By PBS

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

The culmination of nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve, even to ennoble, the lives of all Americans, to protect individu...

Restoration Jobs Available in Florence and Malta

John M. Eger | Posted 11.19.2011 | College
John M. Eger

The best art transcends time and place and speaks directly to our common humanity, our sense of justice, our desire for truth. This is true for the work of Caravaggio.

Should Maryland's State House Dome Be Repainted With Radical Colors?

The Baltimore Sun | Posted 11.17.2011 | DC

Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that...

Middle Eastern Students Learn That History Can Unite

Ruth Eglash | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact
Ruth Eglash

While historical narratives often serve to deepen conflicts, history in a general sense also has the ability to unite people.

PHOTOS: To Istanbul and Beyond

Ronen Paldi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel
Ronen Paldi

Whether you want to shop, experience culinary delights, or swim in tropical waters at a beach resort, Turkey has it all.

Books: Julie Otsuka's "The Buddha In The Attic" Is A Gem

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Michael Giltz

THE BUDDHA IN THE ATTIC **** out of **** By Julie Otsuka $22; Knopf I read this book in one gulp on a plane flight from London back to New York Cit...

Did the Wild West Have More Gun Control Than We Do Today?

Adam Winkler | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Adam Winkler

Gun control advocates fear, and gun rights proponents sometimes hope, the Second Amendment will transform our cities into modern-day versions of Dodge. This is all based on a widely shared misunderstanding of the Wild West.