Articles in History
What can the Left learn from the life of one of the twentieth century’s most visible political icons?
Are we naturally violent, power-hungry, and greedy? Rutger Bregman’s book “Humankind” devastates the myth of human selfishness.
We have good reason to remember the story of what happened to hubristic rich people, and the imprisoned poor, in an enormous opulent floating palace.
Reading “Mein Kampf” shows how much continuity there is between the anti-egalitarian Nazi rhetoric that produced the Holocaust and today’s mainstream right-wing beliefs.
H.M. Hyndman was a buffoon and bigot who nevertheless left behind a fascinating account of the early decades of radical politics.
In the 1960s, people around the world fought for revolutionary change. What can we learn from them?
Orphaned after their parents were executed for espionage, the story of the Rosenberg boys is one all Americans should know.
Despite corporate attempts to co-opt it, the holiday is a powerful counterpoint to the Fourth of July that demands a continuing rebirth of freedom.
How one commodity explains the rise of our modern age…and now threatens to destroy it.
Why you should (or shouldn’t) take to the sea and build your very own micronation.
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