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Davey MacBain

It was the first time—and likely the last—a state militia was called out in support of a striking union. Why? Because the governor of the state was elected by those very same striking workers and miners. more

Feb 12, 2018 7:00 AM Dispatches

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J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Can we walk ourselves back from the edge? more

Jan 26, 2018 1:50 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

“We’ve had good and bad Presidents, but all 44 people who preceded Trump, saw themselves as representing everyone in the United States, even those who didn’t vote for them. Trump has never tried to do that.” more

Jan 23, 2018 6:00 AM Dispatches

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USMC

“More and more,” MLK wrote in The Progressive, “I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will...” more

Jan 15, 2018 6:00 AM Dispatches

100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. more

Dec 8, 2017 8:03 AM Dispatches 7 Comments

Teddy Roosevelt is back, learning what has become of his Republican Party. When President Trump hacked down the size of two national monuments, Roosevelt must have spun in his grave. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:00 PM Dispatches

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Yoichi Okamoto, LBJ Library

Fifty years ago President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the future of our national broadcasting system. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:10 AM Magazine

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Wikipedia

From October of 1947 to roughly 1960, more than 300 artists were banned from working in the movies by HUAC unless they recanted their lefty politics. Seventy years later, this event is reenacted. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:21 PM Dispatches

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Adam Dileo (IGN)

There’s a deep irony in millions of Americans donning pirate costumes this Halloween to play colonial heroes of the Caribbean, while President Trump continues to ignore the suffering of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. more

Oct 27, 2017 4:51 PM , Dispatches

Solving the problems of yesterday with solutions that won't work tomorrow! more

May 5, 2017 1:32 PM Dispatches

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Kheel Center

The anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire marks the deadliest workplace disaster in New York City up until September 11, 2001. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:37 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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