The Betrayal of the American Dream

The Betrayal of the American Dream by Donald L. Bartlett and James B. Steele THE CLOSING of the COMMONS The New Enclosure Movement Essentially “the American Dream” has always been a middle class dream. Thanks to carefully targeted government policy, the...

“Drift” by Rachael Maddow

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power (2012) Introduction The heart of the question of what Rachael Maddow calls Drift is how do we wage war in the twenty-first century?  What is the purpose of war in the contemporary era? And who fights these wars? Or to...

“The History of White People”

THE DARK HISTORY OF “WHITE” Introduction The History of White People by Nell Painter We were told that the election of Barack Obama meant that we—America—had transcended into a beatific state called “post-racial.” We were proud of...

The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics (2012)

THE PARADOX OF TAR HEEL POLITICS.  THE PERSONALITIES, ELECTIONS, AND EVENTS THAT SHAPED MODERN NORTH CAROLINA (2012) By Rob Christensen North Carolina is a small state of little consequence, so why is a political history of “modern North Carolina” of any interest to...
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