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How did we lose a president’s daughter?

by Catherine Kerrison

What the disappearance of Thomas Jefferson's daughter can tell us about racism in America.


They Were Bad. He May Be Worse.

by Sean Wilentz

The best way to evaluate President Trump's first year in office is to compare him not with the great presidents but with the worst.


The Year History Died

by Maximillian Alvarez

We lost our hold on history when we declared it had ended.


Mexican workers always moved back and forth across the border until 1964

by Heather Cox Richardson

That year a law was passed that changed our immigration debate.


How abortion became the single most important litmus test in American politics

by Stacie Taranto

Abortion wasn’t always about partisan politics. Many Republicans initially supported legalized abortion.


Some People Still Think It Was a Mistake to Give Black People the Right to Vote

by Liette Gidlow

Their attitude reflects a long-held belief that the 14th and 15th Amendments were illegal.


William Randolph Hearst for President

by Jonathan Zimmerman

Another news cycle, another media mogul stirring up electoral buzz.


Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Racism Represents an American Tradition

by Paul A. Kramer

Racism has long fueled United States immigration exclusions and restrictions, but these days it’s rare to hear rhetoric that openly reflects this reality, providing us a chance to delve into its roots and implications.


The dirty (and racist) origins of Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant slur

by Carl A. Zimring

How the connection between race and waste shapes not only slurs but policy and economics.


Corey Robin’s “The Reactionary Mind” helps explain Trumpism

by Lily Geismer

The book argues that the right has increasingly come to understand that in order to defend the old regime and preserve the power of elites they have to build alliances with the masses, and practice a form of “upside-down populism.”


Trump’s first year: A damage assessment

by Tom Nichols

From high-profile firings to contentious remarks, the ups and downs of President Trump's first year on the job garnered him historically low approval ratings.


From Valentino to Trump to Ansari, we can't stop falling for celebrity fantasies

by Jonathan Zimmerman

This particular fantasy strikes both liberals and conservatives and explains the appeal of both Trump and Oprah.


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