Old injustices don't simply disappear with time – they tear a nation apart.
Like many great men, the legacy of Ghana's independence hero is not uncontested.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
They reflect wider concerns about the US – and its leaders.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
Why the UK should follow the US lead in plans to issue an annual certificate of Hong Kong's autonomy.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her job, and two media scholars reflect on the career of the very first press secretary – a model of openness who respected news reporters.
Far from being a technical, commercial instrument, money can be a social and political construct that has immense radical potential.
Research shows that England was one of the first sovereigns to default on its international debt obligations.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison can learn from the pitfalls that contributed to the downfall of the Rudd and Gillard governments.
What can be the road ahead for Kosovo and Serbia under the EU patronage?
A scholar's efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
The link between empire, inequality – and Brexit.
Morse code works whether flashing a spotlight or blinking your eyes – or even tapping on a smartphone touchscreen.
This sorry tale of institutional racism represents a scandal to rival the treatment of the Windrush generation.
History is complex and multi-dimensional. Any response to what happened in the past should reflect this.
India’s elections are not about policy issues. Instead, they have zeroed in on the leadership of Narendra Modi and, through him, the legitimacy of Hinduness as India’s new dominant ideology.
The holiday honors a 19th-century battle between the French and the Mexican armies that, strangely enough, may have influenced the outcome of the US Civil War.
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?
Russia isn't the only nation suspected of training marine mammals for military use – the US, UK, and Ukraine have all done so in the past.