Activists turn “thoughts and prayers,” the gun lobby’s response to mass shootings, on its head in the wake of Parkland massacre.
February 19 is the anniversary of FDR’s executive order which led to internment of Japanese Americans, but bigotry was evident in 1923 Hollywood. Come along as I trace the provenance of a photograph from that era.
The Library Extension for Chrome lets you see instantly if a book or e-book is available from your local library. Perfect utility for anyone who wants to read more while buying fewer books!
On January 9, 2018, less than year after being sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump told his 2,000th lie. When we started this project, originally aimed at the president’s first 100 days, he averaged 4.9 claims a day… There are now nearly 70 claims that he has repeated three or more times. […]
Before plastering the slogan “America First” across his budget request documents, in his inaugural address last year Donald Trump asserted: From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first. America first. It was not the first time Trump had used the phrase to describe his policy positions. I’m not isolationist, but I am “America […]
The 1973 TIME man of the year was Judge John Sirica, better known as the “Watergate judge.” Sirica refused to believe that Watergate burglars acted alone; his perseverance led to Nixon’s resignation.