Baldwin yielded to nobody in his quest to weed racism out of the American garden—root and branch.
The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.
Neither Congress nor the courts have taken the example to heart and stood firmly against presidential crimes or serious misconduct.
Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.
That was when the Bureau of Investigation—the forerunner of today’s FBI—first opened a file on the magazine.
Where has it gone?
The making of the US surveillance state, 1898–2020.
Both Lincoln and The Nation’s 1860s editors underestimated radicals’ contributions to abolitionism.
Though the Cuban Missile Crisis was fifty years ago, imperial America and the threat of nuclear war remains.
Election politics today are little more than advertising. But it wasn't always that way.