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August 31, 2021

1848: Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War

National Association of Scholars

The annexation of Texas and subsequent Mexican-American War mark the near climax of the patriotic fervor called "manifest destiny." Listen in or watch as four historians discuss this crucial p......

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August 31, 2021

Racial Audit Studies—Fact or Fiction?

David Acevedo

In a new article for Academic Questions, Professor Wilfred Reilly argues that a popular research tool may lead us astray on racism in America.

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August 26, 2021

Civic Education as a Duty and a Delight

Paul O. Carrese

For too many Americans, “civics” is either a vague mystery or akin to a dental cleaning: we know that we should do it but would avoid it if possible.

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August 24, 2021

COVID Wars Episode II: The Vaccine Strikes Back

David Acevedo

As schools reopen for the fall, mask and vaccine mandates have come to the fore.

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August 24, 2021

Protest Lawyers: The ABA's Push for More Ideological Training in Law School

Teresa Manning

New ABA guidelines tell law schools to place tribal allegiance over legal education.

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