Lies and the rationale for the Iraq War

The rationale for the Iraq War (i.e. the 2003 invasion of Iraq and subsequent hostilities) has been a contentious issue since the Bush administration began actively pressing … More

Peace of Paris of 1783

The Peace of Paris of 1783 was the set of treaties which ended the American Revolutionary War. On 3 September 1783, representatives of King … More

War Powers Resolution of 1973

The War Powers Resolution (also known as the War Powers Resolution of 1973 or the War Powers Act) (50 U.S.C.1541–1548) is a federal law intended to check the president’s … More

The Promise of World Peace

A Statement by the Universal House of Justice Bahá’í World Center Haifa, Israel October 1985 To the Peoples of the … More

Tracing the Dispersion

Reconstructing ancient history, even religious history, can be compared to putting together a large, complex puzzle with many of the … More

Annual budget deficits

Donald Trump is on a pace to increase the budget deficit by about 115%. To put that into perspective, Barack Obama increased … More

U.S. Discretionary Spending

Discretionary spending is the part of the U.S. federal budget that Congress appropriates each year. For Fiscal Year 2019, President Trump requested $1.305 trillion. The Constitution gave … More

Willie Hugh Nelson

Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of … More