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A new project recovers the stories of people who liberated themselves in the years before the Civil War.

  • Mary Niall Mitchell, Joshua D. Rothman, Edward E. Baptist, Vanessa Holden and Hasan Kwame Jeffries
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Historical what-ifs thrive in times of crisis.

  • Gavriel Rosenfeld
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Now activists are working to bring women, and feminism, back to Silicon Valley.

  • Emma Goldberg
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How we remember the past shapes the fight for racial justice today

  • Eric Herschthal
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The common ground between the left and libertarians.

  • Thor Hogan
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As history shows, efficiency without ethics can be catastrophic

  • Caitlin Rosenthal
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With the Western alliance already under strain, opportunities for new arms-control talks are few and far between.

  • James Clifton
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Since Pat Buchanan's first presidential run, Republicans have been fighting about "structures" on the border.

  • Geraldo Cadava
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Both men were lionized for their talents by a nation that ignored allegations that they abused black women.

  • Lisa Woolfork
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Putin is reassessing history to make the case for current adventures abroad.

  • Artemy M. Kalinovsky and Sergey Radchenko
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