Living with Dolly Parton
Asking difficult questions often comes at a cost.
“A Place to Die”: Law and Political Economy in the 1970s
What the substandard conditions at a Pittsburgh nursing home revealed about the choices made by lawmakers and judges.
Law and Political Economy
MLK: What We Lost
50 years after King's death, his image has been transformed and stripped of its radicalism.
New York Review of Books
Frank Rizzo and the Making of Modern American Politics
An excerpt from Timothy Lombardo's "Blue Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo’s Philadelphia and Populist Politics ."
Tropics of Meta
"The Most Potent Money Power": Slave Traders, Dark Money, and Elections
In the midst of the secession crisis, Unionists accused slave traders of waging an assault on democracy.
Journal of the Civil War Era
Our Genes, Ourselves
Was Gary Hart Set Up?
On his deathbed, GOP strategist Lee Atwater admitted he staged the events that brought down a Democratic presidential candidate.
The Dual Defeat
Hubert Humphrey and the unmaking of Cold War liberalism.
Electing the House of Representatives
A series of interactive maps showing the results of nearly two centuries of congressional elections.
University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab
Inherited Trauma Shapes Your Health
A new study on Civil War prisoners suggests that our parents’—and even grandparents’—experiences might affect our DNA.
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