Arts & Culture, History
Zora Neale Hurston Put Nothing above Independence
Timothy Sandefur July 18, 2019
“I do not share the gloomy thought that Negroes in America are doomed to be stomped out,” wrote Zora Neale Hurston. “We will go where the internal drive carries us like everybody else. It is up to the individual.”
Arts & Culture, History, Politics & Rights
Washington Crossing the Delaware: A Beacon of the American Spirit
Joseph Kellard July 4, 2019
“This is a picture,” reads one description of Emmanuel Leutze‘s masterpiece, “by the sight of which, in this weary and exhausted time, one can recover health and strength. . . . [It] has power to work upon the hearts, and inflame the spirits of all that behold it.”
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, History, Politics & Rights
FEEcon 2019: Sprouting Optimism, Growing Liberty
Jon Hersey June 20, 2019
The intelligence, passion for ideas, and interest in moral foundations demonstrated by FEEcon speakers and attendees give lovers of liberty reason for optimism.
Joan of Arc: Heroine of France, Exemplar of Courage
Tim White May 30, 2019
Joan of Arc refused to live as a helpless bystander in the face of adversity. Instead, she fought for a primitive but admirable conception of freedom.
From Sea to Shining Sea: The Heroes and Villains of the First Transcontinental Railroad
Tim White May 10, 2019
Despite the graft of a few pseudo-businessmen, the First Transcontinental Railroad was a profoundly life-enhancing demonstration of human ingenuity.