What are the political purposes of nostalgia? Why does the GOP idealize the American past? And what can this backward-looking perspective give or take…
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Why have NFTs captured the American imagination? What can the recent instability in the NFT market tell us about the history of speculative bubbles…
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Why are Americans so preoccupied with so-called “cancel culture”? What are the lines between accountability and cancellation? And what drives citizens…
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How has the federal government limited and protected free speech rights over the course of American history? How have citizens responded when Washington…
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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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Who should support the needy in American society? The news is filled with controversies over the use and misuse of philanthropy, from Mackenzie Scott’s…
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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…
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Senate Republicans have attacked Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for her past public defense work. How have defense attorneys elicited…
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The State Department and President Biden have both declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin has committed war crimes in Ukraine. What are the…
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What information should a president keep secret? Recently, we’ve seen revelations about former President Trump’s removal of classified materials and a…
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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…
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has become a symbol of democracy around the world. What does this mean for the United States? This week, Heather…
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