Texas Moving Forward with Budget Cuts for Disabled Kids’ Therapy Services

Lauretta Jackson, a physical therapist from Any Baby Can, works with Sara weekly to improve her body strength. Nonprofit therapy providers are worried budget cuts made by lawmakers will put them out of business. Callie Richmond By Elena Mejia Lutz and Edgar Walters / 11.28.2016 More than a year after lawmakers originally ordered it, Texas announced[…]

Similarities Between Those Who Voted for Hitler and Those Who Voted for Trump

By Dr. Walter G. Moss / 12.04.2016 Professor Emeritus of History Eastern Michigan University This essay is not concerned with labeling our president-elect one way or another, but with pointing out some similarities that led a plurality of voters in Germany in 1932 to prefer Hitler’s Nazi Party over others, and U. S. citizens in[…]

Simple Songs: Virginia Woolf and Music

Detail from a photograph of Virginia Woolf taken in 1902 by George Charles Beresford / Wikimedia Commons Last year saw the works of Virginia Woolf enter the public domain in many countries around the world. To celebrate Emma Sutton looks at Woolf’s short story ‘A Simple Melody’ and the influence which music had upon the[…]

Egyptian Book of the Dead

By Dr. Joshua J. Mark Professor of Philosophy Marist College The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a collection of spells which enable the soul of the deceased to navigate the afterlife. The famous title was given the work by western scholars; the actual title would translate as The Book of Coming Forth by Day[…]

BREAKING: President Obama Denies Final Permits to DAPL, Construction Halted, Law Enforcement Pulls Back

By Matthew A. McIntosh / 12.04.2016 Brewminate Editor-in-Chief The Army Corps of Engineers, on orders from President Obama, has issued directives that Dakota Access Pipeline construction be halted based on its current easement projection.  DAPL will not be allowed to run the pipeline through the Missouri River as planned. As protesters celebrate the victory, law[…]