America in the Sixties: Civil Rights and the Status Quo

There was a glacial pace of progress in the segregated South. Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 08.31.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief Introduction During the 1960s, the federal government, encouraged by both genuine concern for the dispossessed and the realities of the Cold War, had increased its efforts to protect civil rights and ensure equal economic[…]

America in the Sixties: The Kennedy Promise, LBJ and the Great Society

By the 1960s, the pace of change had quickened and its scope broadened. Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 08.31.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief Introduction In the 1950s, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presided over a United States that prized conformity over change. Although change naturally occurred, as it does in every era, it was slow and[…]

Social and Economic Corruption in the Graeco-Roman World

Highlighting the evolution of corruption and represents the highlights of the phenomenon from the social, economic and religious perspective.     By (left-to-right) Ciprian Rotaru, Dumitru-Alexandru Bodislav, and Raluca Georgescu Bucharest University of Economic Studies Introduction The phenomenon of corruption can be dated with the rise of mankind. Although it is not an act with[…]

Upholding the Moral Good: The Censor in Ancient Rome

Sacrifice scene during a census: left part of a plaque from the Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus known as the “Census frieze”. / Photo by Jastrow, Louvre Museum, Wikimedia Commons “Quis custodiet ipsos custodies? – “Who watches the watchmen?” By Nico P. Swarz and Eric Ozoo Swarz: University of Botswana Ozoo: Baisago University College of Botswana[…]

Jobs in Ancient Egypt

Workers depicted in a mural at the tomb of Menna at Thebes, 18th Dynasty / Photo by Horus3, Flickr, Creative Commons Egypt operated on a barter system up until the Persian invasion of 525 BCE, and the economy was based on agriculture. By Dr. Joshua J. Mark / 05.04.2017 Professor of Philosophy Marist College Introduction[…]