What Happens When We Forget?
A documentary attempts to remember forgotten lynching victims.
How Congress Used the Post Office to Unite the Nation
Trump says Amazon is scamming the USPS. But its low shipping rates were a game changer for rural America.
The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy
The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.
The Liberal Delusion of #ResistanceGenealogy
The effort to dig up information about the immigrant ancestors of prominent Trumpsters is doing more harm than good.
Resurrection City, 2.0
A generation ago, historians dismissed the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. On the eve of a reboot, we can see it in a different light.
Standing Armies: The Constitutional Debate
Why did Alexander Hamilton and James Madison take up the cause of the very thing that revolutionaries had vehemently opposed?
Journal of the American Revolution
Hyman Minsky’s Views on the “Welfare Mess”
The intellectual father of the job guarantee movement saw it as a replacement for the social safety net.
People's Policy Project
God Gave Rock and Roll to You
Fiery, energetic and preached by charismatic frontmen, Pentecostal Christianity had a big influence on rock and roll in its formative years.
The First Film Ever Streamed on the Internet is Kind of Crazy
Beekeeping, alien planets, and the limits of narrative as technology.
The Death and Life of the Instant-Print Camera
The iPhone era has ushered in a new fondness for analog photography that has turned clunky cameras into necessary accessories.
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