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2 years 4 months ago
Editor’s Note: At the present moment a small, but passionate group of community members on Chicago’s South Side are well into their third...
2 years 5 months ago
For much of the 19th century, it was fashionable for academics and historians in the West to subscribe to the “Great Man Theory” of...
2 years 7 months ago
It has never been properly explained to me why we still celebrate Columbus Day as a national holiday. What is it exactly are we supposed to be...
2 years 10 months ago
Everything on and about my person had been coated in a thick film of stale tobacco smoke. After 30 days, 10,000 miles and 4 cartons of cigarettes,...
2 years 10 months ago
“God has blessed West Virginia with prolific hand; a topography grand to contemplate; a wealth unparalleled in coal, iron and oil—her hills fairly...
2 years 10 months ago
Driving the 220 miles of road that lie between the Tehachapi mountains and the California-Arizona border, I started hearing the voice of Tom Joad...
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