Week of December 16, 2013Roundup Top 10!
What does the past suggest about how Congress responds to breaks in its norms?
NEW YORK TIMES
#2 Five Myths About the Future of Obamacare
There are a lot of myths and half-truths about "policy entrenchment."
#3 The Great War’s Ominous Echoes
Could it happen again?
NEW YORK TIMES
#4 Pope Francis and the End of the Religious Right?
The pope is saying it is time for a new kind of political conversation.
#5 Jesus, Santa, and Now "Sound of Music's" Mother Abbess?
The controversy over NBC's live remake of "The Sound of Music," starring black actress Audra McDonald as the Mother Abbess.
#6 The More Things Change...
A blast from the past, as a New York Times letter to the editor from 1970 on surveillance resonates remarkably well today.
HISTORY NEWS NETWORK
#7 Who Ain't a Slave?
Historical fact and the fiction of 'Benito Cereno.'
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
#8 Spinning Desert Storm: TV Coverage of a Pentagon Production
The view from 1991.
#9 Saving Reagan's Legacy
On the misuse of Reagan nostalgia.
#10 On the 76th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre
Sirens sound around this Chinese city as the last few eyewitnesses of a massacre gather.
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