That's History


  • July 15, 2014 |  That's History

    School holidays and religious ignorance

    When he was campaigning for mayor of New York City, where one of eight public school students is Muslim, Bill de Blasio pledged to add Eid al-Fitr and...
  • July 1, 2014 |  That's History

    Longing for a Fourth of July with fewer fireworks and more equality

    I have a confession to make, my fellow Americans. I love my country, but I really don't like the Fourth of July. Sure, I enjoybeer, hot dogs, an...
  • June 17, 2014 |  That's History

    Prisoner exchange is an American tradition

    America is exchanging prisoners with the enemy! It’s an outrage!
  • June 3, 2014 |  That's History

    Television weather forecasts should get serious about climate change

    According to the American Meteorological Society, we have "unequivocal evidence" that "human activities" — especially the burning ...
  • May 20, 2014 |  That's History

    Is revoking invitations to controversial college commencement speakers the new McCarthyism?

    In 1949, Wayne State University blocked an invited speaker from appearing on campus. The speaker was Herbert Phillips, and the reason was simple: Phil...
  • May 6, 2014 |  That's History

    Donald Sterling and the end of privacy

    Over the past few years, my fellow liberals haveloudlydecried the erosion of individual privacy in America.
  • April 15, 2014 |  That's History

    The death penalty, politics and the Boston Marathon bombing

    Should accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev receive the death penalty?
  • April 8, 2014 |  That's History

    Why we don't need political dynasties

    We tell the world that we’re a land of opportunity, where anyone can grow up to be the president. Then we limit ourselves to a handful of political dy...
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