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  • Originally published 09/25/2017

    Before Trump vs. the NFL, there was Jackie Robinson vs. JFK

    Jackie Robinson, the hero who integrated Major League Baseball in 1947, spoke out loudly for civil rights and challenged President John F. Kennedy to stop dithering on black equality. Unlike Trump, JFK sought to understand Robinson’s complaints.

  • Originally published 02/25/2015

    Can teaching patriotism protect France?

    Robert Zaretsky

    After the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a country recommits to promoting national values in schools—a tradition that has flagged in the United States

  • Originally published 03/21/2013

    Victor Davis Hanson: America’s Big Fat Advantage

    NRO contributor Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. His The Savior Generals will appear in the spring from Bloomsbury Books. © 2013 Tribune Media Services, Inc.For all the Obama-era talk of decline, there is at least one reason why America probably won’t, at least not quite yet.“Peak oil” and our “oil addiction” were supposed to have ensured that we ran out of either gas or the money to buy it. Now, suddenly, we have more gas and oil than ever before. But the key question is: Why do we?

  • Originally published 07/01/2006

    Old Glory: Patriotic Symbol?

    Rick Shenkman

    Nothing seems more natural to an American than to venerate the patriotic symbols that represent America. But we didn't always.