“America First” All over Again? Historical parallels are always prone to error and abuse,but that doesn’t mean we should stop analogizing

BEFORE STEVE BANNON was kicked out of the White House in the fall of 2017, he said he wanted the Trump presidency to be “as exciting as the 1930s.” Odious as that sounds given Bannon’s... Read More

What a Secular Monument Looks Like

What do war memorials look like and what do they symbolize? What shapes do they take, and whom do they represent? AS PHYSICAL STRUCTURES erected to celebrate armed conflicts, war memorials in the modern era... Read More

What Are We Doing about Climate Change? Obstacles, Opportunities, and Legislative Action

The Threat OVER SEVEN BILLION human beings are dumping more than thirty gigatons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere every year. Despite being a small fraction of the gasses that compose Earth’s atmosphere,... Read More