September 10, 2021
September 8, 2021
Should We Read Adam Smith During Black History Month?
More than most of his contemporaries, Smith succeeded in recognizing the equal agency of individuals in the African diaspora.
May 13, 2019
What did people think about the World Wide Web in 1995? Explore a newly recovered piece of history to find out.
A scan of a limited edition magazine from 1995, that reveals European fears and curiosities about the new World Wide Web.
February 12, 2017
Why was the word ‘Ms.’ so important?
There are plenty of people who still don’t believe that women have a right to lead.
January 18, 2017
Download a new free book: "Picking the President: Understanding the Electoral College"
Announcing an exciting new FREE book for you to download, including an essay by PQED author/ Why? Radio host Jack Russell Weinstein.
January 12, 2017
Can we escape the Christian imagination?
We can pretend Christmas is secular because we are so used to the Christian way of thinking, that we have a hard time imagining life can be otherwise.
November 28, 2016
If the Electoral College can contradict the popular vote sometimes, why would it be wrong for them to do it every single time? [Reader’s Question]
Can I tell you something, honestly? This is one of those situations where I couldn't give a damn what the people think.
September 11, 2016
A sermon and an essay on the events of September 11, 2001.
Two essays in honor of the 15th anniversary on America.
May 9, 2016
Do we still need the eighteenth century?
Slavery wasn’t abolished until the 19th century and women weren’t allowed to vote in most of the world until the 20th.
March 10, 2016