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Harriet Tubman: Biden revives plan to put a Black woman of...

Robert Gudmestad, Colorado State University The Biden administration has revived a plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US$20 bill after Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary...

Rats help clear minefields in Cambodia – and suspicion of the...

Darcie DeAngelo, Binghamton University, State University of New York Editor’s note: Dr. Darcie DeAngelo is a medical anthropologist at the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity...

If Trump refuses to accept defeat in November, the republic will...

Alexander Cohen, Clarkson University During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump refused to promise to accept the results of the election. Likewise, in 2020,...

The two-party system is here to stay

Alexander Cohen, Clarkson University The American two-party system has long been besieged. Many of the founders feared that organizing people along ideological lines would be...

The forgotten history of Memorial Day

Richard Gardiner, Columbus State University In the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and...

The complex history of ‘In God We Trust’

David Mislin, Temple University In his first State of the Union address President Donald Trump sought to link religion with American identity. “Together, we are rediscovering...

Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Even before sanctuary cities, here's how black Americans protected fugitive slaves Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts Amherst Over the past few days, the national climate has...

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Inside the Beatles’ messy breakup, 50 years ago

Tim Riley, Emerson College Fifty years ago, when Paul McCartney announced he had left the Beatles, the news dashed the hopes of millions of fans,...