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madebyhistory 5h
Medicare for All might do good things, but don’t expect it to solve our health issues:
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madebyhistory 7h
Evangelical Christians are now celebrating Jewish holidays in large numbers. It’s all part of a new type of interfaith alliance with political — and theological — goals:
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madebyhistory Aug 18
A rejoinder to Newt Gingrich for your Sunday morning:
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madebyhistory Aug 16
Today Hawaiians celebrate statehood. That has big implications for the debates over race and immigration today:
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madebyhistory Aug 16
The State Department has a new commission on “unalienable rights” but it misunderstands the very history of human rights, and threatens to reduce them:
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madebyhistory Aug 16
There might be an unintended negative consequence to the spate of restrictive abortion laws — one which harms people trying to build families.
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madebyhistory Aug 16
President Trump is trying to help the American auto industry. If anything, it has backfired however. That’s because the problem is the production process employed by the fabled Big Three, not any laws:
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madebyhistory Aug 16
The Trump Administration is trying to determine which “good” immigrants to let in, and which “bad” ones to keep out. Why this is destined to fail:
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madebyhistory Aug 14
Many have argued that Donald Trump perverted conservatism. But he’s actually a manifestation of a very old strand of conservatism that has been a lot more prevalent than most Republicans think:
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madebyhistory Aug 9
So why is it that seemingly every story about President Trump’s love for tariffs focuses on avocados? Is it just another tiresome millennial meme? Nope.
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madebyhistory Aug 9
45 years to the day when Richard Nixon resigned, there is an element of the Watergate Scandal we don’t remember: what it told us about how Nixon built a Hispanic Republican movement:
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madebyhistory Aug 9
Everyone from Donald Trump to Joe Biden to Kevin McCarthy has talked about how violent video games contribute to mass shootings. In fact, politicians have kept making this argument for decades, even though it is wrong:
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madebyhistory Aug 9
Why was the largest single state immigration enforcement action in history in Mississippi this week? Because of the history of immigrant recruitment in the poultry industry:
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madebyhistory Aug 8
Why are so many former Never Trump Republicans coming around to President Trump? Because they actually have enough in common to overwhelm moral doubts:
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madebyhistory Aug 8
The Iowa State Fair starts today, and most of the Democratic candidates will be there. Why that might not be the best plan for capturing the nomination:
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madebyhistory Aug 1
Puerto Rico’s governor is stepping down tomorrow. Why? Because of an uprising that relied upon a once repressed, underground genre of music:
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madebyhistory Aug 1
Joe Biden was under siege last night, and yet, none of his opponents touched upon his most flawed position:
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madebyhistory Jul 31
There is a playbook that will propel Joe Biden to the presidency. But you’re not going to believe it’s source:
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madebyhistory Jul 30
Populism is a dirty word today. But it shouldn’t be. And Elizabeth Warren can help fix that.
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madebyhistory Jul 29
Yes, we should condemn President Trump’s racist tweets about Baltimore. But we also must recall that racist policies created the biggest plight for cities and work to combat their legacies:
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