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The First White President The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy. It is insufficient to state the obvious …

When, Where, and How Many Times Were They Domesticated? The first domesticated animals may have been tamed twice. Read This Article…

The Jewish Origins of Kentucky Bourbon There’s a fine art to creating a liquor brand. It involves convincing people to buy booze with stories …

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? The French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut, the son of Holocaust survivors, is an accomplished, even gifted, …

Will Pope Francis Break the Church? The new pope’s choices stir high hopes among liberal Catholics and intense uncertainty among conservatives. Deep divisions may …

The Man Who Made Star Wars The idea was to make a high adventure film for children. The result was the box-office hit of …

The Selling of the Avocado Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called …

How Gangs Took Over Prisons On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed …

The Lost Graphic Designs of Latvia, a Short-Lived Democracy History nearly forgot the avant-garde, sometimes agitational publishing culture that flourished in the Republic of …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the …