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I am “attending” the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association next week. By “attending” I mean that I am cancelling my tickets and my hotel room and participating online. My only panels that haven’t collapsed are either online or hybrid. On top of that, I’ve spent the last few days sick with something […]
We are in that point of the election season when third party diehards make the false claim that the Republicans were a third party. Of course this is at Counterpunch. “Third parties can never win” or so you have heard a thousand times. Except — and it’s one huge exception — under historical circumstances much […]
On March 20, 1854, the Republican Party was founded at a meeting in Ripon, Wisconsin. Ideas of labor, both free and slave, were central to Republican Party ideology and would have massive implications for decades, not only with the end of slavery during the Civil War, but for white labor through the Gilded Age. When […]
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