In the Kingist myth, MLK was a superhuman; this is more damaging than it sounds.
Senators don’t wear togas anymore. They don’t glide towards the forum clutching six yards of white fabric rimmed in blood-red, but they are inheritors of the Roman legacy. They still […]
In conventional wisdom, it’s cute and common to say that Democrats and Republicans have switched positions on race. The conventional cuteness says that Democrats were racists until the early 70s […]
We’ve covered many of the ways the events of that day are still impacting us now, but are they enough for it to add up to being an inflection point in human history?
The Electoral College isn’t a term in the US Constitution. It’s a construction that allows us to envision the collective body of electors who choose the president.
Racism is never a popular political strategy in U.S. politics because if it is popular, none dare call it racism.
What constitutes a holy war?
Critical Race Theory in schools has taken a new turn in political news.
A catastrophic fire broke out in Rome in 64 CE. As the legend goes, Nero Caesar was too consumed with fiddling while massive swathes of the city were destroyed. Some […]
Don’t want to be an American Idiot? In Part 2, we talked about America’s domestic and foreign response to the 9/11 attacks as well as the waxing and waning of […]