The Difficult Truth About Democracy and Primaries

This exploration was made possible by CuriosityStream. An Athenian named Thucydides wrote a history of the Peloponnesian War. The work is a chronological history, with a mix of philosophical overtones and second-hand reproductions of speeches from figures of the time. He described events in 427 BCE, when Athens put down Continue Reading

What America gets wrong about China and the rest of Asia | David Kang

We instinctively use the lessons of European history to explain Asia’s future, and it is incredibly difficult to make the argument that we should look at Asia’s history if we want to understand where Asia is going to go in the future. The most common way that we think about Continue Reading