Sailors embraced their feline colleagues, giving them tiny uniforms and their very own hammocks. But cats are natural outlaws—so it … More
Will we ever see another Irish-American president?
Joe Biden is a throwback politically. Future links between Ireland and US leadership will need to be cultivated, not simply … More
Walking Around the World
Paul Salopek has been out for a walk — a very long walk — since 2013. His route stretches from … More
‘Hard won peace’ should not be taken for granted, Sinn Féin tells supporters
Party marks 107th anniversary of Easter Rising at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast Seanín Graham – Sun Apr 9 2023 – … More
What Leadership Looks like – Governor Galvin Newsom
Brian interviews California Governor Gavin Newsom about Ron DeSantis’ authoritarian moves and his recent trips to the South to meet … More
Will Nigeria’s booming population lead it to prosperity or poverty?
By 2050 Africa’s most populous nation could have nearly 400 million people squeezed into a country one-tenth the size of … More
The Hideous Resurrection of the Comstock Act
Anthony Comstock, the mutton-chopped anti-vice crusader for whom the Comstock Act is named, is back from the dead. NY Times … More
Mohammed El-Kurd Speaks Up
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The Catholic Church Should Admit Its Sins!!
Mixed feelings for Vatican rescinding ‘law of colonization’ Indian Country Times “In what was described by Native News Online as a “landmark statement” by … More
How does a magician trick other magicians? We went to find out.
At the “magic Olympics,” magicians from around the world compete to be deemed the world’s best. To win, they must … More