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A new book corrects the record on the anti-imperialist historian—a close ally of “The Progressive’s” founder—whose work was much maligned by pro-empire liberals. Read more

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Race has played a heavy hand in the fates of soldiers facing death sentences in the U.S. military. Read more

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An Interview with Ibram X. Kendi Read more

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He refused to choose between economic equality and an end to racially-based discrimination. Read more

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What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of Donald Trump’s border wall? Read more

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“On the Basis of Sex,” a flashy biopic, contributes to the pop-deification of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more

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We don’t mince words or suppress facts, when public utterance demands plain talk! Read more

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The massacre serves as far more than a historical footnote for Indians. Read more

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In the current age of authoritarian-leaning governments, politicians and activists see this declaration as more important than ever. Read more

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White House

Bush deserves credit for what he did to make the ADA happen. But federal civil rights laws are just empty symbolic gestures unless the executive branch vigorously enforces them and judges take them seriously. Read more

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The term “lying in state” is used when former leaders are commemorated after death, and more rarely applied when leaders are in office. We look back on our coverage of the former President. Read more

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Showtime

A new docuseries begs the question: is the enemy of our enemy really our friend? Read more

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Yoichi Okamoto

Hubert Humphrey could have blown the whistle on Nixon, but didn’t. Read more

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In 1917, striking copper miners were rounded up at gunpoint and dumped in the middle of a New Mexico desert on the orders of their employer. A new genre-bending film tells their story, and its ripple effects. Read more

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An excerpt from a new book about history, and reconciliation. Read more

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“Our country is full of heroic people who are not Presidents or military leaders or Wall Street wizards, but who are doing something to keep alive the spirit of resistance to injustice and war.” Read more

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Democratic Convention

UT Austin Briscoe Center for American History.

After the establishment came down on the counterculture at the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention, the Democratic Party was never the same. Read more

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A flashback to the unruly Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Read more

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From our upcoming issue of the magazine: How Trump's victory heralded the final stage of a national unraveling. Read more

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Andre White

When Dellums talked about peace, he meant peace—withdrawal from the mentality that relies on death and the threat of death as a national way of life. Read more

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