St Patricks Day
Lessons From the Rise of America’s Irish
by Jason Riley
They arrived dirt poor and uneducated in the 1840s. After decades of struggle, they achieved prosperity.
This St. Patrick’s Day Let’s Remember Northern Ireland, too
by Steven Knipp
Most Americans come from Northern Ireland including Ulysses Grant and Stonewall Jackson.
“Too small a change”: How St. Patrick’s Day became a political lightning rod
by Jonathan Zimmerman
Organizers of St. Patrick's Day parade say it's about celebrating "Irish heritage and culture." Here's the problem.
SOURCE: The Economist
Why Guinness is less Irish than you think
Arthur Guinness, the founder of the brewing dynasty, was a staunch unionist and opponent of Irish nationalism.
The Seven Biggest Myths of St. Patrick's Day
by Edward T. O’Donnell
St. Patrick wasn't even Irish.
- The Debt Ceiling Law is now a Tool of Partisan Political Power; Abolish It
- Amitai Etzioni, Theorist of Communitarianism, Dies at 94
- Kagan, Sotomayor Join SCOTUS Cons in Sticking it to Unions
- New Evidence: Rehnquist Pretty Much OK with Plessy v. Ferguson
- Ohio Unions Link Academic Freedom and the Freedom to Strike
- First Round of Obama Administration Oral Histories Focus on Political Fault Lines and Policy Tradeoffs
- The Tulsa Race Massacre was an Attack on Black People; Rebuilding Policies were an Attack on Black Wealth
- British Universities are Researching Ties to Slavery. Conservative Alumni Say "Enough"
- Martha Hodes Reconstructs Her Memory of a 1970 Hijacking
- Jeremi Suri: Texas Higher Ed Conflict "Doesn't Have to Be This Way"
- New transcript of Ayn Rand at West Point in 1974 shows she claimed “savage" Indians had no right to live here just because they were born here
- The Mexican War Suggests Ukraine May End Up Conceding Crimea. World War I Suggests the Price May Be Tragic if it Doesn't
- The Vietnam War Crimes You Never Heard Of