In the turbulent 1970s, the balm of pop cultural nostalgia set the tone for today’s political reaction.
“Law and order” has often been a flimsy cover for advancing the ruthless interests of white Americans.
People talk of a “constitutional crisis” these days as if we haven’t been in one for years, says historian Jason Tebbe.
Politics, like life in general, swings this way and that, but it’s never a simple pendulum.
If the Oscars are any indication, Americans love war, stupidity, royalty, and bestiality.
The President doesn’t just laugh at genocide. He actually cheers it, creating a feedback loop with his most dangerous followers, argues historian Michael E. Carter.
The always great Lizzo likely understands junk race-science better than the other great Lizzo (Warren). Alas.
The constant emphasis on protecting the interests of “high-skilled” workers neglects everyone else and reveals the myopic biases of some migrants, argues anthropologist Stanley Thangaraj.