Karl Marx

How the American Civil War Shaped Marxism

Although Karl Marx never saw the U.S., he thought long and hard about how it fit into his theory, especially during the Civil War.
Andrew Jackson

Was Andrew Jackson Really a States’ Rights Champion?

On the 250 anniversary of Andrew Jackson's birth, a look at his squashing of the first great nullification crisis in American history.

Alexander The Great… Globalist?

Globalization is the watchword of our time, but maybe Alexander The Great was the first global citizen.
Sanders campaigning in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2015

What Is Democratic Socialism?

Bernie Sanders is a democratic socialist, but just what is democratic socialism and where did it come from?