February 24, 2017

This shows you should never take higher learning for granted.

On her show Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres surprised an entire high school senior class of students from Brooklyn, New York City, with college scholarships provided by Walmart.

The reaction of all 41 kids from Summit Academy Charter School will stay with you for a while.

The host had previously given a check of $25,000 to the school when its founder, Natasha Campbell, an...

February 20, 2017

About a month ago, Francis Fukuyama wrote a clever and disturbing piece called The Emergence of a Post-fact World. Fukuyama has kept a rather low profile since his buoyant 1992 end-of-history musings and subsequent neoconservative dalliance, but the professor is fully awake now, and steaming. If, as Fukuyama suggests, we are truly at the threshold of a post-fact world, then his end-of-history prediction wasn’t simply off by 25 y...

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