Tag Archives: American Civil War

The War That Never Ended

The American Civil War – then and now: A reflection 50 years after Martin Luther King’s death.

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The U.S. Civil War Continues

Battling over racism then, health care now, U.S. society is still at war with itself.

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Why Americans Love Bombardment

Has justice through retribution become the new American virtue?

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Germerica: The German Love Affair with America

What tied Germany and the United States together for over two centuries?

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Pity the Germans!

Why can the U.S. military detain anyone worldwide for exercising press freedom?

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National Security and Climate Change

Americans are loath to take action on climate change. Will they be more open-minded when the issue is cast national security terms?

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Merkel’s European Message

Why must Germany step up its game if Europe is to survive its crisis?

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Default and the Sectarian Temptation: America’s Achilles’ Heel

How has sectarianism caused the United States to run suicidal risks — repeatedly and unnecessarily?

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Reinventing America: Putting the “US” Back into the United States

Why does such a high degree of corrosive disunity persist in the United States?

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U.S. History and the War on Terrorism

In what direction will the United States’ military power take it?

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