For many historians today, the present is forever trapped in the past and defined by the worst of it.
What’s a “justice-involved person”?
Censored and then forgotten, Anatoly Kuznetsov’s Babi Yar, about the Nazi occupation of Kyiv, is again painfully relevant.
How Putin twists the history of World War II
The United States can—and must—wield its power for good.
In his new book, Adam Hochschild remembers a time when a crusade for democracy abroad released a demonic spirit of intolerance and violence at home.
Journalists—and all of us—are better off ignoring him.
Human-rights champions from Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus will share the prize, given not to countries but to people working to change them.
Anne Garrels may not have been the Queen of England, but she left an unforgettable legacy.
“You cannot just remain silent, you cannot remain still. You have to do something.”
People must be willing to defend it.
I have to admit that the terrorist’s end leaves me cold. Revenge is sour because it always comes too late.
In their new account of the 2020 election, two New York Times reporters reveal just how broken American democracy has become.
Americans need to cure what ails our democracy, ridding ourselves of our incipient Russification.
The country the Russians came to destroy, in fighting for its life, has become one that extends solidarity and love beyond its human citizens.
Women who served in the Afghan military are pleading for help, as Taliban fighters are hunting them down.
We’ve turned schools into battlefields, and our kids are the casualties.
If this conflict is a new cold war, it’s one that the autocracies have been pursuing energetically and the democracies have been loath to accept.
The NBA has Enes Kanter Freedom where it wants him—out of sight, out of mind, like the Uyghurs themselves.
America’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan added moral injury to military failure. But a group of soldiers, veterans, and ordinary citizens came together to try to save Afghan lives and salvage some American honor.