SOURCE: New Yorker
by Jill Lepore
Half man, half myth, Debs turned a radical creed into a deeply American one.
SOURCE: The Hill
by Eric Terzuolo
To the extent that there is a Trump administration philosophy of the state, the Kavanaugh article and Barr memo are foundational documents.
by HNN Editor
Speakers include: Corey Robin (CUNY), Leo Ribuffo (GW), Claire Potter (New School), David Ferriero (Archivist of the United States), and Russell Jacoby (Author of The Last Intellectuals).
SOURCE: S-USIH Blog
Benjamin Alpers received his PhD in history from Princeton University in 1994. He joined the faculty of the Honors College at the University of Oklahoma in 1998.In today’s New York Times, retired Army Lieutenant General and former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry and the historian David Kennedy published an op-ed entitled “Americans and Their Military, Drifting Apart.” Eikenberry and Kennedy identify a very real problem: the increasing social distance between our increasingly high-tech, all-volunteer military and the rest of American society. Today’s military, they argue, presents “a disurbingly novel spectacle”:
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