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Social Media News: What Historians Are Talking About

This week ... Yohuru Williams, Simon Schama, Rick Perlstein, David Greenberg and more.

Pop Culture Roundup: This Week

This week ... NASA, Hitler, Japan, crossword puzzles, and more.

Two, Three... Many Flints

by David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz

America’s Coast-to-Coast Toxic Crisis

A Jewish candidate won a U.S. presidential primary for the first time

by Jonathan Zimmerman

And America yawned.

How Margaret Chase Smith stood up to Joseph McCarthy — and won

by Ted Widmer

When the Republican senator from Maine stood up to Joseph McCarthy in 1950, attacking him for his shameful reliance on "the Four Horsemen of Calumny — Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear," it caused a sensation.

Trump’s 19th Century Foreign Policy

by Thomas Wright

His views aren’t as confused as they seem. In fact, they’re remarkably consistent—and they have a long history.

Ted Cruz Is Not Eligible to Be President

by Eric Posner

At least according to the most plausible constitutional interpretation.

5 Worst Foreign Policy Moments of GOP New Hampshire Debate

by Juan Cole

Inevitably with this gang, war, torture and sundry mayhem did make an appearance. Here are the five most cringeworthy moments.

Black Culture and History Matter

by Kirsten Mullen

It took 150 years after America officially abolished slavery to get a national museum on the black experience.

‘Liberal’? No. ‘Progressive’? Nah. How About ‘Democratic Socialist’?

by Leon Fink

The democratic socialist tradition that Sanders is invoking may be just what we need.

Why Black History Month should never begin with slavery

by Shaun King

Harriet Tubman is an important part of black history, but her struggle shouldn't be the starting point for enlightening our children.

Piping as poison: the Flint water crisis and America’s toxic infrastructure

by Chris Sellers

An estimated three to six million miles of lead pipes across our country still carry water, and most all of them are vulnerable to similar dangers.

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