How Veterans Created PTSD
Now a cultural staple, PTSD is a newer diagnosis. How have conceptions of trauma morphed and what does it mean for US institutions and society?
When Germany Called its Soldiers Hysterical
After WWI, German psychiatrists diagnosed traumatized soldiers as having "hysteria," othering the men to somewhat disastrous effect.
The Inequality Hidden Within the Race-Neutral GI Bill
While the GI Bill itself was progressive, much of the country still functioned under both covert and blatant segregation.
Why Do Some States Have Citizen Militias While Others Don’t?
The occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon and subsequent arrest of Ammon Bundy has once again drawn ...
After Returning From War, Veterans Find Solace In Art
The role of art in helping veterans heal from the traumas of war.
World War I Vets as the Vanguard of the ‘New Negro’
World War I saw several hundred thousand African-American soldiers discharged from a virulently segregated U.S. military into a virulently segregated society