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Stanford historian Jennifer Burns discusses how universal basic income could become a major discussion point in Washington D.C. as policymakers respond to the economic blow of the coronavirus pandemic. Until now, universal basic income – a concept that would give all members of society an...
Professor Gordon Chang, Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and Professor of American History in the Department of History, was elected as a member of the Society of American Historians. 
Gordon Chang - USA Today article written by Courtney Subramanian, Nicholas Wu and David Jackson    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has doubled down on referring to the coronavirus pandemic as the "Chinese virus" as he tries to distance himself from criticism over how his administration is...
We’ve Been Looking in the Wrong Places to Understand Sanders’s Socialism He shares the conviction of Gilded Age socialists that values, not economic laws, determine the contours of American society. By Richard White Mr. White is a professor of American history.   Detractors like to equate Senator...
THE ANARCHY, William Dalrymple’s gripping book on the East India Company’s “relentless rise” in the Indian subcontinent from 1756 to 1803, settles many things. No one can now argue that Indians did not put up a tough fight; that they lacked in enterprise, dignity, or political sophistication; that...

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