In the aftermath of World War II, the U.S. found a new enemy—its recent Soviet ally—and a new kind of conflict was born.
In 1919, 35,000 shipyard workers brought a city to a standstill. Their protest holds lessons for teachers, Google employees and more.
Global events and FDR whittled down 1930s opposition to intervention in Europe and steered the nation into World War II.
The Roaring ’20s ushered in a new modernity and energy but also held the seeds of a great and devastating economic depression.
World War I caused deaths on a then-unimaginable scale, sowed the seeds of WWII and forever restricted our civil liberties.
During a World War I commemoration, the U.S. president stands apart, even on a continent where his brand of politics is on the rise.
While Trump is in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I, we should learn from that bloody episode that, among other things, we cannot credit politicians who promise us a short, glorious war.
Freud’s insights—from his writings and exchanges with Albert Einstein more than eight decades ago—offer a crucial perspective into America’s current political crisis.