By Karl Pfeifer
The idea of white racial purity and biological determinism runs much deeper than many of us are willing to admit.
Both men won the presidency in part through racist rhetoric and actions.
This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.
Their different vision of the role of the arts and humanities.
It’s a stale myth and it stinks.
The borking of nominees to the Supreme Court began when Nixon tried to put Clement Haynsworth on the Supreme Court.
Probably not. But what history shows is that presidential slogans are snapshots capturing the desires, aspirations, and sometimes fears of the American people.
They both happened this month. And they were an imperialist’s dream.
We can fly to the moon, but still can’t get along.
Eager to escape the White House bubble many have exposed themselves to danger.
That's the story Arthur Miller tells in "The Price," now back on broadway starring Danny DeVito.
And between Fascism and Trumpism.
The stable original intent we can most likely take from them is that we all must be keenly alive to our duty to be thoughtful, compassionate citizens.
The party’s first president – Abraham Lincoln – endorsed the first and only major law in American history to encourage immigration.
If he does, he’ll have plenty of precedents to cite.
The Supreme Court has decided that your decisions can be thrown out.
They have room on the walls for a letter signed by Nixon but not for a GOP cabinet secretary who helped bring Nixon down.
Personalizing policies is a proven way to discredit them.
Voters wanted England to be sovereign again.
The British live by and large in the radical new world Attlee created at the end of the war.
The advice folksinger and political activist Woody Guthrie would be giving to us were he alive.
The play is just as good as the stellar movie version of the story produced in 1974.
Links to important discussions about topics in the news this week.