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Lessons from the rollout of the polio vaccine.

  • Katherine A. Foss
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Without rethinking how we fund higher education, students will keep piling up debt.

  • Elizabeth Tandy Shermer
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The racial double standard is plaguing ideas of youthful innocence.

  • Crystal Webster
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Despite historic wins in Georgia, Black-Jewish relations have long been complicated.

  • Jeff Melnick
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The idea of American greatness is rooted in a global history of anti-Black racism.

  • Corrie Decker and Elisabeth McMahon
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For more than a century, some people questioned that right.

  • Elizabeth D. Katz
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The brilliance of the American system of government makes it fragile.

  • Andrew F. Lang
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Being on the right side of history is good, but moral capitalism cannot solve our underlying problems.

  • Betsy Wood
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The selection of African American Sen. Hiram Revels in 1870 offered great hope — but it was soon dashed.

  • William Sturkey
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Their support is necessary for Democrats to win — but it can create tensions, too.

  • Robert Greene II
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The Founders would've recoiled at such monarchical powers.

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To defeat Trumpism, the opposition needs to take the president’s words seriously

  • Elizabeth R. Varon
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Pro-business forces may need to repeat a purge from the 1960s.

  • Jennifer Delton
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In both cases, participants violated the law openly and with advance warning

  • Brandon T. Jett and Allison Robinson
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It forced a conversation about the dangers of misinformation, one we need to have again today.

  • Katlyn Marie Carter
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Law enforcement has a blind spot when it comes to right wing and White threats.

  • ​Lauren Pearlman
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What an attempt to impeach Thomas Jefferson tells us about what’s next for Donald Trump

  • Andrew J. B. Fagal
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After Oklahoma City, Bill Clinton salvaged his presidency by condemning extremism and reassuring Americans.

  • Steven M. Gillon
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On fundamental moral questions, compromise with extremists emboldens them.

  • Lauren Haumesser
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Why we can’t ignore the underlying problems driving the post-election battle

  • James Morone
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