“Law and order” has often been a flimsy cover for advancing the ruthless interests of white Americans.
Why do we talk about “reopening” the economy, as if it were a bodega or a Bennigan’s? Americans trip over political metaphors yet again.
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.
Social movements from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter to #metoo have through their activism rejected the inheritances of the past and created new ways of understanding our contemporary world and acting in the present.
A week of truly epic, virtuosic horse-shit reached its tragic crescendo today, with the murder…
The senator from Nebraska pretends to be both a thoughtful intellectual and a horny-handed son of toil, but he’s pretty much neither.
While it is true that most history professors are somewhere on the left end of the political spectrum, there are a number of problematic assumptions at the heart of the discourse of objectivity that warrant further investigation.