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Pop Culture Roundup: This Week

by Rick Shenkman

This week ... "Bridge of Spies," technology and "Censored Voices."

Social Media News: What Historians Are Talking About

This week ... Simon Schama, Paris, Trump.

Ignoring the Lessons of 9/11

by Ryan Lizza

The 9/11 Commission Report warned that no terror group should ever be allowed a sanctuary. ISIS is now safely operating in one the size of Indiana.

Woodrow Wilson, Princeton University, and the Battles We Choose to Fight

by Geoffrey R. Stone

Scrubbing Wilson's name from Princeton would distract attention from the real issues of deeply-rooted injustice in our contemporary society that we need to take seriously today.

Race, Yale, p.c. and a nation spinning apart on Thanksgiving

by Jim Sleeper

The noise machine of conservative media and partisanship gone amok has machine-gunned and closed the American mind.

Close the mosques, lock up the immigrants and pass the “Liberty cabbage”

by Andrew O'Hehir

A brief history of our bigotry and ignorance, from John Adams to Donald Trump

What Woodrow Wilson Did For Black America

by Jonathan Zimmerman

Yes, he was a racist. Does that mean we should banish him from the rolls of Progressive history?

When America Was Overcome with Anti-Japanese Xenophobia During WWII, One Union Fought Back

by Peter Cole

That union was the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union (ILWU), an amalgam of communists, socialists and radicals.

Don’t Repress the Past

by James Livingston

Students at Yale U. want to rename one of its residential houses, Calhoun College, to avoid honoring John C. Calhoun, a 19th-century proponent of slavery and secession.

Hong Kong is changing

by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

What a historian found when he resisted the city in the wake of the Umbrella Movement

Take a cue from Ralph Ellison: Don't demean minority students by overprotecting them

by Jonathan Zimmerman

Ellison would be appalled by our current moment on American campuses, where the damage thesis has returned with a vengeance.

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