Joshua Smith explains the complex history behind the Parthenon Marbles and questions what modern museums should be doing to account for their colonial pasts.
It goes without saying that politics in the West is perceived by many to be in a bad state. Recently, voters have been fed misinformation by an elite who pander to prejudices and emotions for power. Voters have felt disillusioned with the quick-fix promises offered by the last few decades’ canny politicians, they have felt disenfranchised with Liberalism, and […]
The planet Vulcan W hat is the closest planet to the Sun? If you said Mercury, then you’d be correct. However, if you had said Vulcan in the 19th century then you’d still be correct. Sort of. Though the name may conjure images from Star Trek, in actuality the mathematician Urban Jean Joseph Le Verrier posited […]