Pa.’s U.S. House Republicans split on vote to remove statues of Confederate leaders, bust of Dred Scott author

BY: - June 30, 2021

The effort is the latest move by congressional Democrats to undo Confederate symbols on Capitol Hill and other federal property.

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks in Gettysburg, elsewhere under Minn. lawmaker’s bill

BY: - August 28, 2020

WASHINGTON —  A Democratic member of Congress from Minnesota is gaining traction with her push to force the federal government to get rid of Confederate statues and memorials in national parks, as as opposition to the public display of Confederate symbols grows. U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn, who leads the House subcommittee that oversees spending for […]


Trump, monuments and the failure of memory | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - July 28, 2020

Trump has no interest in the past, except to pass a memory test. Voters must remind him of that failure of memory this November.


We could be witnessing the deciding battle of the culture wars | Jay Bookman

BY: - July 5, 2020

Maybe what we’re witnessing the deciding battle of a decades-long effort by conservative Americans to enlist government as their champion against cultural changes that they have long fought against.