2016 Postscript to “Is Donald Trump a Fascist?”
Trump understands what the classic demagogues of the 20th century understood: namely, that in a democracy it is possible to gain millions of votes by appealing to the worst in people.
Iran's Intentions In Defense of Pessimism
A lesson from German history for our dealings with Iran today: take the ideas of others seriously.
History and Accuracy One Standard, Not Two, for Christianity and Islam
The President spoke the truth recently when he said “terrible deeds” have been committed in the name of Christianity. We should be equally frank in saying that terrible deeds are now being committed in the name of Islam.
Scholarship vs. Politics Historians Reject Anti-Israel Resolutions
The American Historical Association rejected a pair of anti-Israel resolutions earlier this month. Perhaps the most important fact about that incident: they rejected them as historians.
Academentia A Pro-Hamas Left Emerges
In the pursuit of political goals and an anti-Israel message, Historians Against the War has abandoned the standards of its profession and adopted a stance that objectively supports Hamas’s war aims.
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