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A farewell "Yippie!" from his friends.

The brilliant attorney was the original secretary of
defense.

Here's one example of what can happen when women are freed from their corsets.

The Great Dissenter would have had a lot to say about the current Supreme Court--and none of it good.

There probably wasn't a more recognized woman in the
world in part because she reminded us what human beings are supposed to be.

Should his former membership in the Ku Klux Klan disqualify
this Supreme Court nominee?

He has a plan for establishing a dictatorship of the
proletariat, but how does the proletariat feel about it?

The head of RCA says freedom of the airwaves must be maintained.

Everyone is fussing about the departure of Walter Cronkite from the CBS Evening News--everyone that is except Cronkite.

An editorial says Walter Cronkite doesn't really tell it as it is.

Blogs

Andrew Johnson’s and Bill Clinton’s impeachment trials; obituaries for Theodore Roosevelt, Vladimir Lenin and Winston Churchill; the beginnings of the Prague Spring and the Arab Spring—and all of it before the end of January!

December 23, 2014

The history of US-Cuban relations in the last fifty-five years is the history of the loss of American prestige.

December 17, 2014

Alexander Cockburn, Jonathan Schell and others on “the habit of torture,” baked into society itself.

December 15, 2014

Americans today are a lot more familiar with his presidency than they think they are.

December 3, 2014

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014

“Socialism is inseparable from democracy,” The Nation wrote in its 1989 editorial.

November 10, 2014

“Let us not fool ourselves in this hour of appraisal…”

November 5, 2014

Definitive assessments of Ronald Reagan and “the warrior state,” plus early looks at Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton, and zeitgeist-defining essays on “cold war liberalism” and “the gay moment.”

October 24, 2014

A forerunner of The Guardian’s current series, “King or Queen for a Day.”

October 21, 2014