In considering his second term legacy, the historian writes that President Obama would do well to take notes from FDR’s “Second Bill of Rights” speech. Continue reading
An understanding of our history is as crucial to a successful democratic society as it is essential to the well-examined life of the individual. As historian Howard Zinn told Bill Moyers, “I think the more people learn about the past… the more that they will understand that it is possible for people to change the world.” Start your understanding with some of the series and specials below.
Harvard scholar Theda Skocpol says that rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated. Continue reading
What will it take to change a democracy driven by fear? Continue reading
Our senior writer reflects on the transformative British band’s first visit to America. Continue reading