How has the federal government limited and protected free speech rights over the course of American history? How have citizens responded when Washington…
How have Jewish Americans fought for their identities? And how have other American groups used Jews to define themselves? White House celebrations of…
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State lawmakers have proposed almost 250 anti-LGBTQ laws in 2022 alone. Why are we seeing such a virulent political backlash to sexual identity? And…
Senate Republicans have attacked Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for her past public defense work. How have defense attorneys elicited…
The State Department and President Biden have both declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin has committed war crimes in Ukraine. What are the…
What information should a president keep secret? Recently, we’ve seen revelations about former President Trump’s removal of classified materials and a…
Stories of remarkable heroism by women in Ukraine have captured the imagination of the world over the past few weeks. How have women warriors shaped…
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has become a symbol of democracy around the world. What does this mean for the United States? This week, Heather…
How do small and extreme groups take over the American political conversation? In this final installment of a three-part series on educating citizens…
Why have public schools become a setting for heated political debates? In this second installment of a special three-part series, Heather and Joanne…
Book bans are back. What’s causing this resurgence? What have similar acts of censorship meant throughout American history? And how should concerned…