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Roundup Top 10!

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Historians Must Contextualize the Election For Voters

by Joanne B. Freeman

Historian Joanne B. Freeman explains why this information is crucial for getting the election right.

 

The rising panic over coronavirus is likely to make containing it harder

by Danielle B. Wetmore

Panics spread misinformation that make crafting sound medical solutions more difficult, while fueling bigotry.

 

 

Why Religion Is the Best Hope Against Trump

by Jon Meacham

Evangelicals may support an amoral president. But faith can still offer hope for liberation and progress.

 

 

Has America Ever Been in Such a Crisis Before? Yes, Three Times

by Heather Cox Richardson

A lot of folks have been asking me lately if America has ever been in such a crisis before and, if so, what people in the past did to save democracy. The answer to the first question is yes, it has, three times.

 

 

Katherine Johnson should also be remembered for desegregating higher education

by Crystal R. Sanders

The mathematician’s experience showed how valuable diversity can be for inspiring scientific progress.

 

 

How “Historic” Are We? Going Off-Script in the Age of Trump

by Andrew Bacevich

Truth to tell, the word historic does get tossed around rather loosely these days. Just about anything that happens at the White House, for example, is deemed historic.

 

 

Where Might Trumpism Take Us?

by Jamelle Bouie

For analogies that show us where the nation might be headed, look close to home.

 

 

Sanders, Bloomberg, and the threat of anti-Semitism

by Jonathan Zimmerman

If history is any judge, the Bloomberg and Sanders candidacies will be catnip to anti-Semites of every creed and color.

 

 

History by Text and Thing

by ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball

For researchers, history is a thing we do. It is an activity, a handling of old books, a building seen from the vantage point of its past.

 

 

 

How to Build a Winning Coalition: What Today's Democrats Can Learn from Pennsylvania's Republicans in 1860

by Daniel W. Crofts

The Republican Party’s rise to power between 1854 and 1860 contains lessons that remain pertinent.


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