Relax: Trump is no Caesar. Yet.
No, we don’t necessarily consent to being governed.
No, it’s not apolitical, and the White House doesn’t control the FBI director.
Despite numerous debunkings, the idea that Salem’s “witches” burned at the stake persists everywhere from online forums to episodes of “The Simpsons.” Joan of Arc and tales of European witch hunts may...
Wait, they’re not actually smarter than the rest of us?
No, they’re not always better than traditional schools. And there are fewer of them than you might think.
Actually, President Putin isn’t on Team Trump.
In 2008, Cambridge University Press published a book titled “The Nuclear Taboo: The United States and the Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons since 1945.” The suggestion that nuclear weapons haven’t been used...
Don’t believe “Game of Thrones”: Medieval Europe wasn’t racially homogenous.
As the Soviet Union took control of more and more of Eastern Europe after World War II, critics of Franklin D. Roosevelt argued that he — increasingly lethargic and confused because of illness — had b...
No, they’re not giving us cancer or making us more productive.
No, they can’t stop globalization, and they’re not just for blue-collar workers.
Sorry, air conditioning and citronella won’t protect you.
It’s disrupted everything! Or has it?
A liberated country with a booming economy? Not exactly.
No, the competitors aren’t young waifs.
HIPAA sets national standards to safeguard the privacy of individuals’ health information. As in Orlando, it is often perceived as a barrier to effective communication between doctors and patients’ lo...
Politicians aren’t puppets, and speechwriters aren’t stenographers.