How Does the Political System in Ancient Rome Differ from That of Modern Day America

How was Roman democracy different from American democracy? Robin Levin, The Roman Republic was not a democracy. It was a plutocratic oligarchy. And the U.S. Republic is also not a true democracy, it is also a plutocratic oligarchy. The Greek historian Polybius, lived in the second century B.C. and spent seventeen years as a hostage […]

Movie Review: Invictus

Nelson Mandela’s recent struggles impelled me to rent the movie Invictus, which I had never seen. The movie was made in 2009, directed by Clint Eastwood and starred Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela and Matt Damon as the Francois Pienaar, the captain of the Springboks, the South African Rugby team. One of the many cultural […]