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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.

Walter Cronkite says the anchor chair on the evening news is where he delivers the news, not editorials.

The late, legendary broadcaster shares his prescient impressions of the state of national media in America.

The beloved angel of mercy has died.

Blogs

The quagmire of the Vietnam War was built on a “queasy foundation of fact and myth.”

July 31, 2014

Has the romanticization of American history allowed the resurgence of discriminatory practices in recent episodes of crisis?

July 30, 2014

"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."

July 28, 2014

Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.

July 14, 2014

“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”

July 11, 2014

Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!

July 10, 2014

The politicians were happy, if nobody else.

July 1, 2014

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014

The Nation’s predictive capacities were pretty mixed.

June 28, 2014

The justices didn’t quote Christian Parenti, but they should have.

June 25, 2014