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Roundup Top 10!

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So you want to talk about lynching? Understand this first.

by Michele Norris

Let’s face it as the terror and the terrorism it was.

 

The Constitution isn’t the cure for President Trump. It is the cause.

by Shira Lurie

Democrats point to President Trump’s violations of the Constitution, but the document’s undemocratic foundations enable him.

 

 

Killing Me Softly with Militarism

by William J. Astore

Besides TV shows, movies, and commercials, there are many signs of the increasing embrace of militarized values and attitudes in this country. The result: the acceptance of a military in places where it shouldn’t be, one that’s over-celebrated, over-hyped, and given far too much money and cultural authority, while becoming virtually immune to serious criticism.

 

 

Climate Change Will Cost Us Even More Than We Think

by Naomi Oreskes and Nicholas Stern

Economists greatly underestimate the price tag on harsher weather and higher seas. Why is that?

 

 

The Enduring Power of Anticapitalism in American Politics

by Jamelle Bouie

From Debs to Sanders to Ocasio-Cortez, an ideal persists.

 

 

Why China should recognize that dissent can be patriotic

by Charlotte Brooks

History suggests that narrowly defining Chinese identity will backfire.

 

 

Trump’s Increasingly Weird Attempts to Compare Himself to Lincoln

by Sidney Blumenthal

Time and again, Trump has compared himself favorably to the sixteenth President, boasting, for example, that his poll numbers are higher—although, of course, there were no polls in the nineteenth century.

 

 

Pelosi Has History and the Constitution at Her Back

by Caroline Fredrickson

When the president runs amok, the House has a congressional duty to step in and provide oversight.

 

 

Have you heard of the catastrophic men theory of history? Step forward Boris Johnson...

by Nick Cohen

Self-interested and reckless leadership defines too much of our past – and present.


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The 10 most misleading American historical sites

by James Loewen

Historical plaques are often anything but informative. Here are some of the worst offenders.


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