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…
On this episode of Now & Then, “Democracy Is In the Mail,” Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne Freeman talk about the development of the post office in…
What information should a president keep secret? Recently, we’ve seen revelations about former President Trump’s removal of classified materials and a…
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…
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…
What damage does disinformation cause our body politic? On this episode of Now & Then, “Disinformation and Democracy,” Heather Cox Richardson and Joanne…
How have Jewish Americans fought for their identities? And how have other American groups used Jews to define themselves? White House celebrations of…
The State Department and President Biden have both declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin has committed war crimes in Ukraine. What are the…
How have religion and morality shaped the United States? On this episode of Now & Then, “God & Morality in American Politics,” Heather Cox Richardson…
Senate Republicans have attacked Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for her past public defense work. How have defense attorneys elicited…
Book bans are back. What’s causing this resurgence? What have similar acts of censorship meant throughout American history? And how should concerned…