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Giorgia Meloni and the Return of Fascism in Italy

The rise of far-right politician Giorgia Meloni has left many outside Italy asking how her brand of what many argue is fascism can achieve such prominence in a country that has experienced life under the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini....

Siege Warfare, Polygamy and Sacrilege: The Reign of King Demetrius of Macedonia

Demetrius the Besieger 337–283 BC was a monarch of Macedonia, one of the more outrageous rulers of the time. He specialized in siege warfare, polygamy, and sacrilege. By Charlotte Dunn Alexander the Great was a successful conqueror but a poor planner....

US Worried as Taiwan is the World’s Leader in Computer Chips

Taiwan dominates the global supply of computer chips. This is another reason that the island's autonomy has become a vital geopolitical interest for the US. By Maria Ryan One aspect of Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan that has been largely overlooked...

China Killing Prisoners for Organ Trafficking, Scientists Claim

China is the only country in the world to have an industrial-scale organ trafficking practice that harvests organs from executed prisoners of conscience. This practice is known as forced organ harvesting. By Ali Iqbal and Aliya Khan Organ transplantation is a...

Xena: How Hollywood Created a Greek Warrior Princess that Never Existed

Xena the Greek warrior princess, who started as an antagonist of Hercules, captivated audiences around the world more than 20 years ago.

For Ancient Greeks Our Modern Democracy is an Oligarchy

To ancient Greeks, our modern democracy would count as “oligarchy”. The rule of and by the few, as opposed to the power of the people.

How Ancient Greeks, Romans Controlled the Spread of Disease

Ancient Greeks and Romans got a surprising number of things right about how disease spreads and the importance of airflow for public health.

Millennia-Old Teeth Challenge Military History of Ancient Greece

New evidence challenges the military history of ancient Greece suggesting that armies used mercenaries to fight wars.

The Erotic Art of Ancient Greece and Rome

Explicit erotic art was common in ancient Greece and Rome. Sex is everywhere on Athenian vases of the 6th and 5th centuries BC.

Valentine’s Day: The Pressures of Shopping for Romance

Valentine’s Day is crunch time for many couples as research has shown that romantic relationships are more likely to end on or around February 14 compared to almost any other time of the year. Cathrine Jansson-Boyd says that for...