Berlin is one my favorite cities. I was on the Berlin Square in 1999, and was impressed with the interaction of the World War II-bombed church in the midst of modern city activity. This act of terrorism has struck deep and must be avenged.
Workers are toiling longer and getting paid less than their parents. Their struggles have been forgotten or ignored in Washington.
Source: When Work Loses Its Dignity – The New York Times
The Western order finds internal critics.
Source: Among the Post-Liberals – The New York Times
The topic is everywhere in the news, but it has disappeared from college campuses.
Source: Why Did We Stop Teaching Political History? – The New York Times
What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home.
Source: How to Live Wisely – The New York Times
I always included the Sam Wilson story in my lectures. Guess I will have to add this interpretation.
A professor has fleshed out a reference that predates traditional wisdom, which has long suggested that the nickname was derived from an upstate New York butcher.
Source: Alternate Uncle Sam Spotted in the Mists of New York History – The New York Times
Authoritarianism is ascendant and with it anti-rational bigotry. History does not end. It eddies.
Source: The Death of Liberalism – The New York Times
Perceived by conservatives as too progressive, Advanced Placement in United States history took a right turn and ended up in the middle.
Source: Taking the Politics Out of American History (and Out of A.P.) – The New York Times
Critical Mass, a Canadian advertising agency, has created an online campaign that takes advantage of the American presidential election.
Source: Ad Watch: Offering Salvation for Americans Fleeing Politics – The New York Times
‘More than likely, my kids viewed me as little more than a carpetbagger who did not share any aspect of their day-to-day reality.’
Source: White teacher: I thought I could reach my black and Latino students. Then one told me why I couldn’t. – The Washington Post