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  • The US is Politically Bankrupt

    by Rebecca L. Spang

    By provoking crisis over the debt ceiling, Republicans are failing to heed lessons from pre-revolutionary France. 



  • Garrett Epps: The Civil War Roots of the Debt Ceiling Crisis

    Congress wrote the 14th Amendment to guarantee the legitimacy of the United States' debt, because Southerners restored to power provoked a crisis over the respective war debts of the United States and the Confederacy.