The Last Compromise

The history of race in America has been one of a series of "great compromises", from the Founding up to the election of Barack Obama. There are signs that the latest compromise is breaking down.

Appeared in: Volume 8, Number 1 | Published on: August 10, 2012

Walter Russell Mead is James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College and editor-at-large of The American Interest.

 
 
 
 
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