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What's Past Is Prologue

  1. what's past is prologue
    What Will It Take to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday?The long struggle for Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers lessons that could ease the path to making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
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    Trump Is Reviving the Disgraceful Legacy of ‘Law-and-Order’ PoliticsTrump’s rhetoric echos Nixon and Reagan — but unlike his predecessors, he’s incapable of posing as a force for unity as well as repression.
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    An Oral History of the Election of Chicago’s First Black MayorTo win the 1983 mayoral election, Harold Washington and his staff had to take on white racism in the Democratic Party and in Chicago – head on.
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    How Jimmy Carter’s Election Previewed Trump’sAs Carter becomes the oldest ex-president, it’s useful to remember how strange and unusual his rise to the White House actually was.
  5. bipartisanship
    Republicans and Democrats Can Agree. Mass Incarceration Is Proof.Trump is being hailed for unifying Republicans and Democrats around criminal justice. But the parties have rarely been that divided on this issue.
  6. race
    White Americans Got Affirmative Action First. Now Many of Them Want It Gone.A lawsuit filed by Asian-American applicants against Harvard is revealing uncomfortable truths about the history of racial advantage in the U.S.
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    The Ghosts of the ’68 Election Still Haunt Our PoliticsThe “backlash” politics of crime and race, an unpopular war, a divided Democratic Party — they are all still with us.
  8. what's past is prologue
    When Senate and House Elections Go in Different DirectionsDemocrats making House gains and Republicans Senate gains is not unprecedented, but with ticket-splitting declining, it may not happen again soon.
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    An Oral History of Donald Trump’s Almost-Run for President in 2000“I didn’t think he was a fit. Because of his morals. Because of his finances. Because of his egomania,” says the then-chairman of the Reform Party.