The Revival of Conspiracy Theories

The Revival of Conspiracy Theories

Although ‘The Paranoid Style in American Politics’ by Richard Hofstadter was written in 1964, its messages and themes are more relevant than ever. In his groundbreaking essay, Hofstadter establishes the notion that psychological projection–a defense...
The Influenza of 1918: What Can We Learn?

The Influenza of 1918: What Can We Learn?

With over 50 million deaths worldwide and 675,000 deaths alone in the United States, the 1918 influenza (or the Spanish Flu) pandemic took more lives than were lost during World War I and is considered one of the deadliest in history. It is estimated that 500 million...