The recent and tragic deaths of young black men at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, Staten Island, New York, and suburban Dayton, Ohio have forced a national conversation about the relationship between policing and race in the United States. This month historian Michael Flamm roots our current debate over police violence, racial discrimination and mass incarceration in the “War on Crime” declared by President Lyndon Johnson fifty years ago this year.
The West without Water: What Can Past Droughts Tell Us About Tomorrow?
Erdoğan’s Presidential Dreams, Turkey’s Constitutional Politics
Good Guys and Bad Guys with Guns: Gun Control in Canada and the U.S.
New blogs and links to the best historical stuff on the web