Articles tagged: "History"
In Germany, Coming To Terms With Its Past Is An Ongoing Struggle

In Germany, Coming To Terms With Its Past Is An Ongoing Struggle

The Holocaust and colonialism in the competition over who controls German memory.

Today’s Anti-Asian Bigotry Has Deep Roots In American History

Today’s Anti-Asian Bigotry Has Deep Roots In American History

The modern surge in anti-Asian hatred is built upon a foundation of centuries of discrimination, scapegoating, and violence.

Trump’s Efforts To Steal The Election Mimic Autocratic Regimes

Trump’s Efforts To Steal The Election Mimic Autocratic Regimes

President Trump and the GOP's attacks on mail-in voting, erosion of the USPS, and voter suppression tactics echo other authoritarian power grabs in history.

A Brief History Of The Confederate Flag

A Brief History Of The Confederate Flag

President Trump claims the Confederate flag represents Southern pride. Objective reality proves it represents a treasonous fight for slavery.

What Is Antisemitism? (History, Tropes, And Misconceptions)

What Is Antisemitism? (History, Tropes, And Misconceptions)

We break down the history of antisemitism, common misconceptions about Jews, and antisemitic tropes that have historically led to violence against Jews.

Letting Go Of The Lost Cause: Confederates Were Racist Traitors

Letting Go Of The Lost Cause: Confederates Were Racist Traitors

The Civil War ended 155 years ago. We need to finally correct the historical record. The Confederates were racist traitors and should not be celebrated.

The Forgotten Truth Of How Slavery Shaped The 2nd Amendment

The Forgotten Truth Of How Slavery Shaped The 2nd Amendment

The 2nd Amendment was not established to protect individual rights, but in part to protect armed militias in order to maintain control of black slaves.

History Teaches Us That Hate Speech Always Leads To Violence

History Teaches Us That Hate Speech Always Leads To Violence

When looking at Adolf Hitler's speeches before the Holocaust, and other genocidal regimes, it's clear that dehumanizing rhetoric precedes violence.

The Under-Discussed Corruption Scandals Between 1961-2016

The Under-Discussed Corruption Scandals Between 1961-2016

Each corruption scandal included much greater harm to Americans than just a few people in power getting rich.

The Mysterious Creation Of Money

The Mysterious Creation Of Money

As politicians consider changes to Dodd-Frank, do they understand the most basic functions of a bank in the economy - the creation of money?

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