What lessons did the founding generation take from the American Revolution, and why do we forget the early republican experiments?
How the social and military experience of revolution shaped the diverse American republic.
In saying a mufti put Hitler up to the Holocaust, the Israeli prime minister is attempting to paint Palestinians as congenital Jew-haters -- justifying robbing them of their remaining land, their livelihoods and their lives. Netanyahu is wrong on the history.In claiming that a mufti put Hitler up to the Holocaust, the Israeli prime minister is trying to paint Palestinians as congenital Jew-haters—justifying continued quashing of their future.
Under new laws, U.K. teachers are expected to act as the "eyes and ears of the state."
Now free to pursue a radical agenda, David Cameron will lead Britain even further down the murky path of austerity, privatization, increased surveillance and jingoism.
Calling back memories of the Falkland Islands war, Argentina has blocked a cargo ship from leaving one of its ports after suspicion arose that the vessel would supply oil drilling equipment to the British-occupied islands. The Argentines allege that the ship was trying to aid in an "illegitimate" search for oil and gas.