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Roundup Top 10!

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What Whiteness Means in the Trump Era

by Nell Irvin Painter

Nell Irvin Painter is a professor emeritus of history at Princeton University and the author of “The History of White People.”


Three common arguments for preserving the Electoral College – and why they’re wrong

by Robert Speel

And why there's no likely way to get rid of the Electoral College.


Sorry, Lady Gaga. We’re not reforming the electoral college any time soon.

by Julian Zelizer

Small states and voter disinterest doom these efforts every time.


Thanks Trump!

by Kevin Baker

What he got right about American democracy.


Why didn’t more women vote for Hillary Clinton?

by Jad Adams

If gender was going to be the determining factor, this was the election where it should happen.


Liberals think history is on their side.

by Damon Linker

They couldn't be more wrong.


What the Mass Deportation of Immigrants Might Look Like

by Louis Hyman and Natasha Iskander

Operation Wetback didn’t merely enforce immigration law—it enforced the idea that American citizens are white.


This Presidential Speech on Race Shocked the Nation…in 1921

by Greg Bailey

Ninety-five years ago today, Warren G. Harding traveled deep into the heart of Klan country and delivered a sermon on civil rights that was decades ahead of its time.


How Will Trump Reshape the Middle East?

by Juan Cole

If he follows through on his erratic statements, he could manage to alienate Russia, the Gulf monarchies, the EU, and Iran.


Donald Trump and History’s Competing Visions of America’s ‘Forgotten Man’

by Jefferson Cowie

Trump's use of the term could mean several different things.



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