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  • Can a 1960s-like Counterculture Emerge?

    by Walter G. Moss

    Today we have just as much reason to protest as did the 1960’s dissidents. We need a counterculture, or an opposing culture or way of life, to embolden our emotions and imaginations and challenge "throaway" consumer culture. 


  • Trump and the Divine Rights of Kings

    by Ed Simon

    Nobody feels sorrier for themselves than a monarch who discovers that their divine right is an illusion; nobody is more liable to lash out and project the blame for their predicament.


  • Evil in the Delta: Elaine, Arkansas, 1919

    by Michael K. Honey

    One hundred years ago, in the “Red Summer” of 1919, rampaging whites killed hundreds and perhaps thousands of African Americans in pogroms and race riots.


  • The New McCarthyism?

    by Andrew Feffer

    Unfortunately, the term has become almost entirely evacuated of its historical and political meaning. Historians need to set the record straight.