The country's experience regulating alcohol after Prohibition may provide lessons regarding marijuana.
The debate over welfare goes back surprisingly far.
Is home ownership a requirement for adulthood in America? As far back in 1938, some have argued to change that mindset.
The debate about how much of the government's money should come from the rich is a conversation that goes back more than 100 years.
An interview with scholar William P. Jones on labor unions, public employees, and race.
The beginnings of modern police work have roots in the colonial experience in Ireland.
The interview is now such a standard part of journalism that it may come as a surprise to read that the New York Times editorialized against it in 1874.
In a 1986 paper in the Journal of Public Health Policy, traced how pregnancy workplace rights has shifted over the years.
The "special relationship" between the United States and the United Kingdom followed a very long century of special enmity.
The recent shakeup at the The New Republic reminds us that journals of opinion have histories, too