Demagogue that he is and that he’s toyed with becoming since well before he ran for president, Donald Trump used his June 2 rant against looting and thuggery after George Floyd’s murder to bang the drum for a civil war that he’s been toying with. But how pure was the republic before he stepped into the spotlight?
- July 14, 2017Fifty years ago this week, in the summer of 1967, the streets of Newark exploded in violence. Here is a first-hand account of the tragic events that changed the city forever.
- September 28, 1988 | A World of IdeasPhilosopher John Searle takes a detailed and passionate look back on the student activism of the 1960s.