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January 28, 2016

Plot-Twist Politics

In 2016, the presidential election became electric. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have separately disrupted the fixed matchup of another Clinton and another Bush, and...| More
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January 14, 2016

Empire to Empire: Mary Beard’s Rome

The English classicist and historian, Mary Beard, has become a T.V. star and a bestselling author. SPQR, her new capsule history of the Roman empire, remains hard...| More
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December 11, 2015

Prohibition, Then and Now

What do we remember about America’s thirteen-year war on alcohol at the end of the First World War? Hollywood reminds us of the glamor of both rum-runners and...| More
ImpeachtheDictator
December 3, 2015

The New Nativism

It’s been a half century since John F. Kennedy declared this “a nation of immigrants,” since his successor Lyndon Johnson threw open the doors to...| More
New Yorkers, native Parisians and many others gatherered for a vigil at Washington Square Park to reflect on the attack by Daesh terrorists in Paris on November 14th. Many held flags, put up signs, sang songs, shared emotions and banded together to show their support of Paris. Mayor DeBlasio visited the vigil to share time and speak words of encouragement. Photography by Adrian Cabrero. www.mustagrapho.com | Instagram | Tumblr | Flickr | Pinterest
November 18, 2015

What To Do After Paris?

Once again, France is reeling — after the second major terror attack upon defenseless Paris this year. Eight fighters — all of them young EU citizens supposed...| More
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November 12, 2015

Black Lives On Campus

What does the second civil rights movement look like? Is a new struggle for equality, in feelings as well as rights, afoot on American campuses?...| More
CityScore-table
November 4, 2015

Moneyball For City Hall

Dan Koh, the new chief of staff to Boston’s mayor, wants city government to work like Brad Pitt’s team in Moneyball. The Oakland A’s broke through when they...| More
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October 28, 2015

Our First Dance with the Devil

As John Winthrop, Massachusetts’ first governor, first came to our shores, he gave the famous address, “A Modell of Christian Charity.” When Winthrop declared, “we shall...| More
Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters, migrants walk across Slovenia.
October 22, 2015

Second-Guessing Syria

Syria has been burning now for four years — with millions displaced into Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq, more than 250,000 dead, and no end in sight....| More
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