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The Great Wall of Trump

(This essay was originally published by the online History News Network as “The Great, Sad, Impractical Wall of Trump”, on September 25, 2016.) This is not the first time in history that a superpower notable has called for a long, … Continue reading

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The Great (Berlin) Wall of China

(This essay was originally published as “1989: A year of protests,” in the Newport Daily News on November 8, 2014.)  Twenty-five years ago on November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, leading not only to the unification of East and … Continue reading

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