The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson's republicanism.
If there are too many scandals to seize our attention, all of them taken together can allow unpopular policies to take root without scrutiny.
For slaves and Native Americans, the Revolution wasn’t “radical”: It was one more colossal effort to enforce Western conservative values and preserve the privileges of whites and the rich.
How the social and military experience of revolution shaped the diverse American republic.
How and why did proud, imperialist British colonists end up in open rebellion in the course of 12 years?
On The Real News Network's "Reality Asserts Itself," Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges discusses the significance of Thomas Paine, why we did not carry out an American "Revolution," and three reasons why liberals cannot "propel resistance forward."
In an appearance on “The Campaign With Ernie Powell,” a radio show concerned with learning how progressives can win political campaigns, Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer says the NSA is engaged in the same invasive behavior “that sparked the American Revolution.”
March 5 marks an important but oft-overlooked anniversary.