Alina Kolpakchi Is Custom Stronger Than Law? “No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion,” said Carrie Chapman Catt, who was a persevering fighter for justice, during her speech in 1900 when she was elected president of the National American Women Suffrage Association 10 years after she had become involved in the association. What seems to be a nonsense now was a usual thing previously. Even uneducated immigrants and practically illiterate men from slums could vote. However, women could not, though some of them were well-educated and cognizant of political affairs. The aim … Continue reading Is Custom Stronger Than Law?
By Valery Oganov The Beatles are perhaps the most remarkable band of the last fifty years or so. Ask anyone in the street if they have ever heard of them, and the answer will certainly be positive in most cases. The universal truth to be reckoned with is that the Liverpool Four are considered the most influential band of the last ten decades, if not of all time. But why all the fuss? My opinion is not to be forced onto anyone, but rather to give an insight into the mind of the average music enthusiast. If one takes into … Continue reading What’s all the fuss about the Beatles?