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Rather than sizzle or suffocate, let us get on with imagining a new America.

Vietnam is a unique case—culturally, historically and politically. I hope that the United States will not repeat its Vietnam blunders elsewhere.

Despite their concern to insulate themselves from the appearance of racism, Herrnstein and Murray display a perspective worthy of an Alabama filling station.

An appeal for help from 1944.

Just as soon as one "boss" is evicted, another rises to take his place.

Chicago's struggle to recover from the Great Fire is engaging the study of its best and most conservative minds.

Drum-Taps is the effort of an essentially prosaic mind to lift itself, by a prolonged muscular strain, into poetry.

Nations like Haiti don’t “fail” because of their people, 
but because they’ve been relentlessly exploited by 
the more “developed” world.

While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

The “logic” of capitalist development has left a nightmare of environmental destruction in its wake.

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