Chekhov’s Gun

6 Nov 2022

Although the playwright Anton Chekhov is best known for the dramatic principle referred to as Chekhov's Gun, he also gave his name to a number of other less well-known precepts.

Coup in Russia

22 May 2022

Western leaders see the overthrow of Vladimir Putin’s government as one possible end to the Ukraine crisis. But would a coup be popular in Russia?

The Russian Major General

16 Apr 2022

Ukrainian defenders claim to have killed an eighth senior Russian military officer. So who exactly are the men that Vladimir Putin has charged with the task of annexing Ukraine?

White House seeks to discredit Fauci

13 Jul 2020

The White House has begun attacking a member of its own coronavirus task force, attempting to damage the reputation of Dr. Anthony Fauci by leaking a document containing a list of his comments to several media outlets.

Pence used personal email for state business

3 Mar 2017

Vice President Mike Pence reportedly used a private email account to conduct public business, including homeland security matters, while he was governor of Indiana.

Libertarian children's books

1 Sep 2016

The Okapi Factor is pleased to present a list of recently-published titles, suitable for the littlest libertarians.

ISIS Helpline

17 Nov 2015

According to newspaper reports, the terrorist group Islamic State operates a 24-hour helpline for its members.