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How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity

Ronit Y. Stahl, University of California, Berkeley In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not...

As Herman Melville turns 200, his works have never been more...

Aaron Sachs, Cornell University Outside of American literature courses, it doesn’t seem likely that many Americans are reading Herman Melville these days. But with Melville turning...

Did a censored female writer inspire Hemingway’s famous style?

Cynthia Wachtell, Yeshiva University Virtually everyone has heard of Ernest Hemingway. But you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows of Ellen N. La Motte. People...

How Salvation Army’s red kettles became a Christmas tradition

Diane Winston, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Tinseled trees and snowy landscapes are not the only signs of the upcoming...

Veterans have fought in wars – and fought against them

Michael Messner, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences If President Donald Trump had his way, the nation would be...

NFL tells players patriotism is more important than protest – here’s...

Chad Williams, Brandeis University The recent decision by the NFL regarding player protests and the national anthem has yet again exposed the fraught relationship between...

How should World War I be taught in American schools?

Kyle Greenwalt, Michigan State University April 6 marks the centenary of the United States’ entry into World War I. But how should Americans...

What history reveals about surges in anti-Semitism and anti-immigrant sentiments

Ingrid Anderson, Boston University This February, more than 100 gravestones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society Cemetery outside of St. Louis,...

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As the coal industry shrinks, miners deserve a just transition –...

Ann Eisenberg, University of South Carolina Murray Energy, one of the biggest private U.S. coal companies, has become the fifth coal company to file for...