The Founders did have a plan to abolish slavery; it just didn’t work out the way they expected.
An evil temporarily tolerated "only by necessity" sounds not all that different from the words "necessary evil."
In a masterful biography, Matthew W. Maguire explores the legacy of a French poet who personified independence in an age of dogma.
From Poland to East Germany to Hungary, new films are giving Western audiences a much darker perspective on the political earthquakes that shaped our world.
Erasing figures from the past erodes our understanding of the present.