Source: Charles Koch Institute
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees that Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press. That essential freedom provides a powerful check to protect our democracy.
Source: National Constitution Center
George Washington retired shortly after the American Revolution and re-emerged on the political scene several years later. In this essay, historian Edward Larson emphasizes the significance of these actions and makes a connection to modern global revolutions.
Source: Teen Vogue
An opinion writer ponders why Anne Frank’s words still resonate with teenagers today.
Poet and nature essayist Camille T. Dungy ponders the importance of diversity as she transforms her sterile yard to a more natural state.
Source: The Atlantic
The daring exploits of a legendary hero have captured human imagination for centuries. Read about why Beowulf stays with us.
Read the article to learn about how artificial our reality could be. Why play video games when you may be living in one?
Source: The Guardian
The burger wars are heating up as those in the meat industry realize the potential of lab-grown meat. Read more about why substitutes for traditionally farmed meat are gaining traction.
Regenerative Culture looks at personal care under the lens of collective-care rather than self-care. Read more about the practice and its far-reaching effects.
Source: Big Think
Should Supreme Court justices be subject to term limits or do their lifetime appointments ensure they are free from outside influences? Read the editorial to learn more about Supreme Court justices.
Source: Fast Company
Writer Samantha Cole weighs the pros and cons of staying in your comfort zone, the premise of Meghan Daums’s book, The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion.