Articles

The Electoral College is Unconstitutional

By EDWARD DIETRICH

The Electoral College with a limit of 538 electors imposed by The Permanent Apportionment Act of 1929 is unconstitutional because a person’s vote in Wyoming, for example, is 3.6 times more valuable than a person’s vote in California.

The Great War Still Echoes – NYTimes.com

By JAKE FLANAGIN

One hundred years ago, the shot that killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand incited World War I ? and it reverberates on every continent today, JAKE FLANAGIN writes.

The Great War

Militarism and Humiliation Cast Shadow on Germany

By ALISON SMALE

A century after World War I began, German leadership in Europe is both desired and resented, an ambivalence keenly felt by both the Germans and their wary neighbors.

The Great War

The War to End All Wars? Hardly. But It Did Change Them Forever.

By STEVEN ERLANGER

World War I destroyed kings, kaisers, czars and sultans; it demolished empires; it introduced chemical weapons; it brought millions of women into the work force.

Jews in Europe Report a Surge in Anti-Semitism

By ANDREW HIGGINS

Nearly a third of European Jews have considered emigration because of safety fears, according to a new survey, which suggests that prejudices are spreading to new segments of society.

Op-Ed Contributor

In Hungary, Anti-Semitism Rises Again

By MARIANNE SZEGEDY-MASZAK

My father saw the devastation of Nazi rule. What would he make of Hungary today?

26 Percent of World’s Adults Are Anti-Semitic, Survey Finds

By RICK GLADSTONE

The study by the Anti-Defamation League also found that nearly half of the world’s adults have never heard of the Holocaust.

A Survey Says

The Role of Elites in Holocaust Denial

By BRENDAN NYHAN

In a struggle for political control, a favorite tactic is to scapegoat external enemies to win support. Jews are a popular target.

The Great War

In Sarajevo, Divisions That Drove an Assassin Have Only Begun to Heal

By JOHN F. BURNS

Nationalist and sectarian passions continue to haunt Bosnia, which was ravaged by a civil war just two decades ago and is even now the scene of dueling efforts to define Gavrilo Princip’s legacy.

Letter From Europe

100 Years After the Great War, the Bad Guy Is Still Elusive

By ALAN COWELL

Blaming German expansionism is simplistic in today’s debate, in which historians think the war’s roots were far more tangled.

The Great War

Belgians Share Their Land With War’s Reminders

By SUZANNE DALEY

A century after hundreds of thousands died around Ypres, their remains are still being found, and shells are still exploding.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

Lost in the Past

By TIMOTHY EGAN

It’s not just students who don’t know history. Opinion leaders, corporate titans, politicians, media personalities and educators — dunce caps for all.

History Survey Stumps U.S. Teens

By SAM DILLON

The results demonstrate that a significant proportion of American teenagers live in “stunning ignorance” of history and literature, according to the group that commissioned the survey.

The Great War

A Battle in Ukraine Echoes Through the Decades

By ANDREW HIGGINS

Divided loyalties among the citizenry during World War I are still seen in today’s struggle with Russia.

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