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Why George Washington would have agreed with Trump

Michael Hirsh, Watch Out, Hillary: The Founding Fathers would have loved “America First,” and they might have been right. For all the lamentation about the level of rhetoric in this Trumped-up election year, the race between Donald Trump and all-but-certain Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is already shaping up to be a debate over America’s global

Ukrainians, and Americans, are the Children of History

 If you’ve been following events in Ukraine closely, you may have seen maps, available at electoralgeography.com, showing how the ethnic Russian areas voted heavily for one candidate and the ethnic Ukrainian areas for another. However, as the eminent historians of Eastern Europe Timothy Snyder and Anne Applebaum have written, the division is not simply based