Start of Spring Semester

Columbia University spring semester started this week How lovely and hopeful that the semester that starts in the dead of winter, is called spring semester I started teaching the course "Priorities... Read More

The Treaty of Versailles Lesson on Revenge

The Treaty of Versailles took force exactly one hundred years ago today on January 10, 1920 The Allied and Associated Powers, the victors of WWI, imposed the Treaty on the Central Powers and codified... Read More


With the start of the new year and new decade, the color company Pantone has named classic blue (Pantone 19-4052) as its 2020 color of the year With 1867 colors to choose from, Pantone says that... Read More