Discussions of racism in superhero comics is a long – albeit often troubled – tradition.
Can more balanced representations of drug users spark discussions on how to solve North America’s heroin epidemic?
Sinclair Lewis' 1935 novel "It Can't Happen Here," which described the rise of an American dictator, was turned into a play seen by over 500,000 people.
When Jackie and Rachel left their home in Los Angeles for Daytona Beach on February 28, they’d been married for only two weeks. The trip took almost two days. They were twice bumped from planes and replaced with white passengers. They had to take a bus across the state of Florida from Pensacola to Jacksonville. When the Robinsons settled into their seats, the driver, calling Jackie “boy,” ordered the couple to the back of the bus.
Like Donald Trump, Wendell Willkie was a former Democrat, who reregistered as a Republican only later in life. Like Trump, he came to politics from the corporate world and an office in Manhattan. And also like Trump, Willkie came to national prominence through his skillful use of the national media.
Could the key to all of our environmental problems be greater use of birth control, and therefore a reduction in the growth of the human population?