Time for National Repentance

Time for National Repentance

Plans to reopen swimming pools, bars, nightclubs, and other businesses across the United States are being reconsidered as the coronavirus continues to spread. As of Friday, June 26, daily coronavirus cases were increasing in at least 29 states. On this Independence...
We Need a New Liberty Pole

We Need a New Liberty Pole

In September 1861, the first Confederate battle flag was approved in Fairfax, Virginia. One year earlier, a liberty pole supporting Abraham Lincoln was chopped to pieces in Occoquan, Virginia. We need a new liberty pole. A historical marker in Fairfax says,...
Behavioral Contagion

Behavioral Contagion

Late last year, my 2005 PT Cruiser was about to die. I had been thinking about an electric car for years, so I traded in the gas-guzzling Cruiser and bought a 2016 VW eGolf. The acceleration and emission-free driving of the eGolf is exactly what I expected. But I...
Secret of Sepphoris

Secret of Sepphoris

Peace in the Middle East has been elusive for many years, and tensions continue be high between Israelis and Palestinians. But people need to learn about the secret of Sepphoris. Eric and Carol Meyers are Duke archaelogists who led excavations of the Galilean city of...