Homosexuality is at the centre of some major debates in society right now. Not that this is something really new, homosexuals have been regarded as a “thorn in the flank” of Western culture since at least the 19th century. What is new now is that most people have access to more and better information and, [...]
Bjorn Lomborg talks cost effective climate solutions (or Smart Solutions to Climate Change if you prefer) in an op-ed for the Washington Post. Check it out here.
When I was 13 years old, I threw a message in a Listerine bottle from an ocean liner in the middle of the Atlantic. More than a year later, I got a letter from Iceland containing my original note, a brief explanation, and a map. Here is my rather earnest message, printed in pencil on [...]
We’re proud to announce that Christopher Tomlin’s Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, and Civic Identity in Colonizing English America, 1580–1865 is one of The Atlantic’s top 20 book picks for 2010.