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  • The Two Internationalisms

    by Lawrence Wittner

    The right has long criticized internationalism, but why is the left doing so today? 


  • Trump—A Wannabe Dictator in Training

    by John C. Waugh

    Trump has suggested how good it might be for him to enjoy a third term, perhaps more, even though the Constitution forcefully forbids it. 


  • Trump’s Wall and the Aggrandizement of Despots

    by Walter G. Moss

    Egotistical rulers like Trump often have grandiose architectural plans. Hitler had his “Germania," Mao had his “10 Great Buildings," and Stalin had his never-built Palace of Soviets. 


  • The American Left Needs a Contemporary Thad Stevens

    by Van Gosse

    Protest, “resistance,” and speaking truth to power are no longer enough. Leftists need to think about how to wield power in our complex political system and Thad Stevens offers a valuable blueprint. 


  • 1933 May Be Closer than We Think

    by Frank Domurad

    Increasing cultural, social and political continuities between Weimar and America should give us serious concern in assessing the fate of these two democracies as part of an analogous historical phenomenon.


  • Why Conservatives Are So Upset About the 1619 Project

    by Adam Bruno

    Conservative pundits conceive of the past as determined by the actions of “great men,” defined by heroic and noble acts of patriotism from its citizens, and generally memorable for its unifying moments not its shameful ones. The 1619 Project counters all these notions.