Will it last? Skeptics are entitled to their doubts, but I'm confident that, as with the Populist movement of a century ago, OWS will bring lasting change
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Tara Zahra explains why orphaned children held a special grip on Europe’s postwar imagination.
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The former first lady speaks from beyond the grave—and shows how far we’ve come (and haven’t).
Why did different segments of the Soviet population experience Khrushchev’s reforms in radically different ways?
Chile and the United States offer contrasting models of how to react to a collective trauma.