When America was 'great'

For all the hand-wringing about how we’ve never seen a presidential primary season like this before, in fact, it bears a remarkable resemblance to that of 1992. Back then, we had a flamboyant millionaire, several crusaders demanding a return to “traditional” families, calls for a wall to keep out immigrants and of course another Clinton and Bush (although the 1992 Bush candidate didn’t crash and burn so early).

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Opinion: Yale's mistake on keeping name

I am generally not a fan of the fashion for demanding the removal from buildings of the names of people of the past whose views about disadvantaged groups wouldn’t pass muster with enlightened folk today. Yet Yale University, in refusing student protesters’ demand that a residential college named after John C. Calhoun be renamed, has missed an issue of degree.

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Opinion: Yale's mistake on keeping name

I am generally not a fan of the fashion for demanding the removal from buildings of the names of people of the past whose views about disadvantaged groups wouldn’t pass muster with enlightened folk today. Yet Yale University, in refusing student protesters’ demand that a residential college named after John C. Calhoun be renamed, has missed an issue of degree.

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What is May Day, anyway?

To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead. That’s not the whole story, though: May Day is also a day of protests and riots that traces its modern roots back to a world-changing explosion in Chicago.

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What is May Day, anyway?

To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead. That’s not the whole story, though: May Day is also a day of protests and riots that traces its modern roots back to a world-changing explosion in Chicago.

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