Is Iraq the New Japan?What the post-World War II occupation of Japan can teach us about ruling Iraq.
Does the United States Start Wars?Would an American invasion of Iraq be unprecedented?
Nixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
Rating the Founding FathersThe reputation market finds Adams up, Jefferson down, and the others holding steady.
Presidential RematchesWhat Andrew Jackson can teach Al Gore about beating Bush in 2004.
The Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
Who's Stonewalling Now?Democrats' and Republicans' views on executive privilege depend exclusively on whose man is living in the White House.
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
The Rockets’ Red, White, and Blue Glare How did fireworks become America’s Fourth of July pastime?
The XX Factor
The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
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The Digital Demagogue The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.