Upton Sinclair was born 140 years ago this very day, on September 20th, 1878. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the man’s death. An author, activist, and politician himself, Sinclair and his many works have made a profound … Continue reading Remembering Upton Sinclair and His Battle Against Fake News
Recently, the renowned character actor Chris Pratt won the 2018 MTV Generation Award. This great honor carries a significant responsibility with it, and Pratt realizes this. He took this amazing opportunity, grabbed it by the horns, and used it as … Continue reading Chris Pratt Openly Discusses God, Morals, and Virtues at 2018 MTV Generation Award Speech
In the face of all the suggestive conspiracies and known scandals being brought to light within the Catholic Church today, some of her members are pondering leaving the 2,000-year-old foundation. (This reminds me of how anti-Trump voters showed a fierce … Continue reading The Tangled Rosary: An Analogy for the Scandals in the Catholic Church
Some Americans seem to think that when President Trump talks about “fake news,” he’s talking nonsense. He’s not. It really exists. Fake news and biased media are, like Hollywood’s sex craze, nothing new. The reason issues such as these receive so much attention today is that modern media make it possible for such “news” to reach an online audience extremely quickly. Thus, the general public is capable of obtaining, digesting, and commenting on the statements released by news outlets at an alarmingly rapid rate. Fake news is “old news.” It’s not some new ill practice applied to journalism exclusively in … Continue reading Fake News is Not Faked or New
Everyone has heard of Stephen Hawking (1942-2018), the world-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and published author. His birth date, January 8, marked the 300th anniversary of the Christian astronomer Galileo Galilei‘s death. Hawking passed away a few days ago on March … Continue reading What Kind of Man Was Stephen Hawking?
Recently, I was able to get a number of interview questions through to Jim Marter, a Republican currently running for the position in Illinois’ State Congress. This was a great chance to get Jim’s political views on a range of issues. … Continue reading Interview with State Congress Candidate James Marter
Sitting at your desk in the classroom which is kept at a perpetual constant temperature, you find yourself taking in the words of your superior. The teacher is rambling on about the lesson, trying to get his point across. Sensing … Continue reading How Can Teachers Remain Engaging and Not Make Comments that Could Be Considered Offensive?