Jay Weiser
(The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
Photo Essay
Smashing Into a New World: Iconoclasm Through the Ages

From ancient Egypt to the present, elites have always erected monuments to signal what their inferiors should venerate—and new regimes have always ordered the demolition of the old.

Protestant Reformation
The Revolution Was Printed

The Protestant Reformation leapt off the pages of Martin Luther’s broadsides. What pop-up notification is the internet giving today’s society?

How Harvey Helps DACA

The aftermath of the hurricane will make abolishing DACA even more politically poisonous for Trump.

Empires of Multiplicity

Two new books give us revisionist accounts of the histories of the Holy Roman and Austrian Empires.

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