• The Rap Against Christopher Columbus Statues Overlooks Their Origins

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    The great achievement of the 20th-century United States was the integration of formerly excluded ethnics -- Italians, Irish, Jews, and others -- into full citizenship and equality. And the great tragedy was our failure to do the same for nonwhites, especially African Americans and Native Americans.

  • Santa Maria found - but recently looted

    "If the artefacts are still around, they are likely to be in a hidden collection of bits and bobs somewhere, utterly decontextualized."