History

Interviews | Kevin C. Brown | Education, History, Poverty
Jan. 30, 2013 — Pennsylvania State University assistant professor of English John Marsh discusses “Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way Out of Inequality.” Marsh’s study...view
Interviews | Kevin C. Brown | History, Labor, Politics
Jan. 15, 2013 — Jefferson Cowie, professor of labor history at Cornell University, is the author of the award winning book, “Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class” (...view
Interviews | Kevin C. Brown | Elections, History, Politics
Sept. 12, 2012 — Sophia Rosenfeld is a professor of history at the University of Virginia. She is the author, most recently, of “Common Sense: A Political History,” where she explored the origins of...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Immigration
April 3, 2012 — Vivian Price is an assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the co-producer, along with Gilbert Gonzalez and Adrian...view
Interviews | Craig Gurian | Education, History
Apr. 4, 2012 — Thomas Bender is University Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History at New York University. His recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education — “What’s Been Lost in...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Civil rights, History, Race
Feb. 21, 2012 — Nico Slate is an assistant professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University and the author of the book, “Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Environment, History
Jan. 30, 2012 — Neil M. Maher discusses his book, “Nature’s New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement” (2008). Maher, an associate professor...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | History, Race, Urban Policy
Jan. 11, 2012 — The Detroit metropolitan area, has a long history of racial antagonism between the city and its suburbs. According to Thomas J. Sugrue, a historian at the University of Pennsylvania...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | History, Role of government, Urban Policy
  Jan. 11, 2012 — As Remapping Debate recently reported, the short-term fiscal crisis facing the City of Detroit is actually a reflection of more long-standing structural problems related to a...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Environment, History
Nov. 29 . 2011 — Colby College historian James R. Fleming discusses his book, “Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control” (2010). Fleming’s work traces the efforts of...view

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