The History of Religion in America – Tom Tweed, Professor of American Studies and History

People have been thinking about the history of religion in America since well, about as long as there has been an America. I remember as an undergraduate reading the big fat books about American religious history and I thought they were lovely stories they just didn’t have me in them. Continue Reading

PHILOSOPHY – Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of Continue Reading

Ben Shapiro Explains Socialism in 2 Minutes

The idea of socialism has become very popular among young people. And the reason that it’s become popular among young people is, because they’ve been told that it is moral. Not that it works, not that it’s great, but that it’s moral. It’s fair. And we all like things that Continue Reading

Origins of the Radical Right & the Crisis of Our Democracy

>>SUSAN POSER:  Good afternoon and welcome to the first campus conversation of the new academic year.  Like last year, we are continuing with the theme what’s going on and why, and can we imagine a more just future.   The goal of the campus conversation series is to have faculty, Continue Reading

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Tyranny and democracy

welcome to the latest in the series of Gifford lectures again to Professor Mary be a lecturer who I’ll introduce for me in a moment so those of you that know about the Gifford lectures and I know many of you will be regulars here know that the the universe Continue Reading

White nationalist’s speech draws extra security at UF

LOCAL10.COM.>>>I WANT TO TAKE YOU NOW TO GAINESVILLE. LIVE PICTURES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY AHEAD AID OF HERBAL CONTROVERSY SPEECH TAKING PLACE IN A COUPLE OF DAYS. WHITE SUPREMACIST RICHARD SPENCER IS SET TO SPEECH AT THE UNIVERSITY ON THURSDAY.>>Laurie: PROTESTS Continue Reading

Religion & Theology – religion matters

Bristol’s a really great university, partly because it’s not a campus university which means you’re really integrated into the city, which gives you a lot of chance to explore and do things around here The degree course in Religion and Theology is very broad and it’s also flexible we cover Continue Reading

Questions in philosophy – science and religion

Many people think that science and religion are in conflict. Certainly, some religious beliefs can be in conflict with some scientific beliefs, but the question we’re going to discuss is whether science and religion, in general, are necessarily in a conflictual relationship. The issue depends partly on whether we take Continue Reading

UVM targeted again by a ‘white nationalist hate group’

GLENN UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING VANDALISM BELIEVED TO BE RACIALLY MOTIVATED. LAUREN LOCAL 22’S SPENCER CONLIN JOINS US LIVE WITH MORE ON THE INVESTIGATION. HI SPENCER. SPENCER WELL GOOD EVENING — AND –. POLICE RECIEVED REPORTS OF A SIGN POSTED NEAR THE DAVIS CENTER ON CAMPUS TUESDAY– ADDITIONAL Continue Reading