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Palmer Raids Attack Anarchists, Communists, but Also Rights

(This essay was originally published by the Newport Daily News on January 31, 2020.) One hundred years ago this month, the second and final set of “Palmer Raids” took place. These government raids, named after Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, … Continue reading

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The US Enters World War I

(This essay was originally published as “April 6, 1917: The US Goes ‘Over There’”, in the Newport Daily News on April 6, 2017.) One hundred years ago today, the United States declared war on Germany, joining the war almost three … Continue reading

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