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Are We a Great Nation?

by Steve Hochstadt

Now we know a lot more about the role of torture in America.

The astounding record of United States interventions in Latin America

by John H. Coatsworth

In the slightly less than a hundred years from 1898 to 1994, the U.S. government has intervened successfully to change governments in Latin America a total of at least 41 times.

The 25th Anniversary of the Forgotten Invasion of Panama

by Greg Grandin

As we end another year of endless war in Washington, it might be the perfect time to reflect on the War That Started All Wars -- or at least the war that started all of Washington’s post-Cold War wars: the invasion of Panama.

Fantastically Wrong: What Darwin Really Screwed Up About Evolution

by Matt Simon

"There was a bit of a problem with all of this natural selection stuff, though: Darwin didn’t know how it, uh, worked."

King biographer Taylor Branch says MLK really believed in non-violence

by Ron Rosenbaum

When a Nazi threw a punch at him and hit him hard, he pleaded with a crowd not to hurt him.

Jeb Bush can win it all

by Julian Zelizer

Ever since "Bridge-gate" threatened to derail the once "inevitable" nomination of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as the Republican presidential candidate for 2016, Jeb Bush has been hinting that he might jump into the fray. Now he has.

Did historical Jesus really exist? The evidence just doesn’t add up.

by Raphael Lataster

The first problem we encounter when trying to discover more about the Historical Jesus is the lack of early sources.

What ‘Selma’ Gets Wrong

by Mark K. Updegrove

LBJ and MLK were close partners in reform.

Selma Documents Black History That Still Lives Today

by Peniel E. Joseph

It’s been 50 years since voting-rights protesters on a bloody bridge in Alabama declared that black lives matter—and the unceasing struggle for justice goes on.

The Secret History of Filing Cabinets

by Paul Krugman

Boxes or drawers were one possibility, but they still involved a lot of shuffling, and relevant letters could easily be overlooked. The answer? The vertical file, with a tab indicating the contents of each folder.

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