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The United States: From Global Vanguard to Global Hindrance

The United States used to be the key force promoting global governance. What are the global consequences of America’s deeply divided domestic politics?

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America’s Bismarck: How Lincoln Created Industrial America

Do Americans — who have a conflicted attitude toward government — realize the economic power that Abraham Lincoln wielded?

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Canada, the Savage Invader?

Does Canada really help explain the United States’ characteristic “way of war”?

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Occupy Wall Street and the Missing American Revolution

What is the historic context and potential significance of the protest movement directed against Wall Street?

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How Europe and the U.S. Dropped the Baton

What does the end of U.S. and European global dominance mean for the world economy?

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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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Why a Transatlantic Chasm?

Why do myths about a “transatlantic gap” persist, despite little supporting evidence?

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Haiti and the Dominican Republic: One Island, Two Worlds

How did the Dominican Republic's and Haiti’s environmental past determine their economic futures?

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Equality Is Never Having To Say You Are Sorry (Part II)

Are apologies for racial abuses enough — or are reparations necessary?

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Madam Vice President Condoleezza Rice

In what way has Condoleezza Rice announced her candidacy to become John McCain’s vice president?

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