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Centuries of history will limit the impact of Trump’s anti-China rhetoric.

  • Sean Fraga
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The founding generation revised the country’s history to make the new nation work.

  • Michael D. Hattem
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Absent structural reforms, the next fight could further destabilize the Supreme Court.


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The only attempt at an October confirmation in an election year offers clues as to what’s ahead.

  • KC Johnson
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Teaching accurate history about white supremacy may be painful, but it's essential.

  • Jonathan S. Jones
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The Founders fiercely disagreed — except when it came to a smallpox vaccine.

  • Jeanne Abrams
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Marginalized women of color have long seen their reproductive freedom limited.

  • Brianna Theobald
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The link between medical abuse, racism and immigration runs deep.

  • Jessica Ordaz
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Radicals have long been blamed for wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Steven C. Beda
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The idea that Black people are unfit for leadership and policymaking has deep roots in American history.

  • Carole Emberton
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Rivers have long fueled exploitation — but they also provide inspiration for change.

  • Scot McFarlane
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Our struggles with covid-19 stem from decades of policy choices.

  • George Aumoithe
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Jackson recognized the diversity of the modern party and saw it as a strength.

  • Robert Greene II
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Young voters aren’t going to get more conservative as they age.

  • David Faris
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African American franchisees have challenged fast food companies' policies for decades.

  • Chin Jou
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Trump’s rhetoric may be new, but the policies he supports and the role of LGBTQ Republicans are not.

  • Neil J. Young
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Expanding campus police forces’ power threatens to increase surveillance.

  • Grace Watkins
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For very different reasons, voices on the left and right have opposed almost every modern American war.

  • Michael Kazin
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  • Perspective

Racism in medicine, including through forced vaccinations, has created skepticism toward public health campaigns.

  • Elizabeth Grennan Browning
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A contested presidential election in 1876 produced a devastating compromise.

  • Richard Kreitner
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