Concerned about problems in counting Electoral College votes that determine the next president, lawmakers are considering changes to the Electoral Count Act. What is the act, and what’s wrong with it?
Post-war government support saw ex-servicemen head to university by the tens of thousands. Their distinct perspective – and their numbers – shaped 1920s student life
Texas lawmakers resurrected a Jim Crow-era legal maneuver, used to deny Black people the right to vote, in their new law banning most abortions.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was first used against Confederate leaders after the Civil War to expel seditionist politicians. Now it could be used against Donald Trump.
A reconstruction of a dinosaur’s back passage reveals it may have been used for visual communication.
The protests that ended in the storming of the US Capitol included members of white supremacy groups, the latest example of such groups being encouraged by politicians to challenge government.
Who are Donald Trump’s hard-core supporters and why do they pose an increasing threat of violence in the coming U.S. elections — and after?
As momentum builds to remove statutes that pay homage to Confederates and others who sought to uphold white supremacy, a historian explores questions about what should be erected in their place.
In many national crises, black Americans have been essential workers – but serving in crucial roles has not resulted in economic equality.
The radical potential of the 14th amendment has been underestimated.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, regional Australia needs local government to emulate the example of the local councils that brought prosperity to North Queensland after the second world war.
President Trump has warned that he will send the military into states to curb protests. Is Trump’s warning bluster? Or does the president have the authority to send the military into American cities?
White supremacists’ protests against COVID-19 lockdowns reflect the US history of political leaders encouraging white supremacist groups to challenge or overthrow democratic governments.
Bhaktapur suffered 300 deaths, 2,000 wounded and over 30,000 houses damaged in the 2015 earthquake. Heritage restoration has become crucial to community recovery.
Falsehoods about Andrew Johnson have become a staple of Republican arguments opposing the impeachment of Trump.
Australia can learn from how India used community hubs to bridge the gap between government and local communities in the challenging years of reconstruction.
Many historians and other scholars say what Americans have traditionally learned about the complex period that followed the Civil War falls short of what we should know.
Reparation opponents who oppose truth and reconciliation by insisting that America’s “original sin” of slavery is in the distant past should heed the lessons of Canada and South Africa.
Wars play a central role in increasing numbers of refugees worldwide. Is it time to think about a “destruction tax”?
Nepal’s capital city was devastated by the 2015 earthquake, but rebuilding heritage sites has been fraught with difficulties.