Thomas Jefferson

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Do we erase black history when we take down statues?

June 26, 2020 4:30 pm

Our story is intricately and intimately connected to the ‘original sin’ of our nation’s founding

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The war of the statues is a battle for freedom

June 10, 2020 12:36 pm

If we simply destroy the evidence, we impoverish our heirs’ understanding

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No one in Jefferson’s day suspected the contradiction between commerce and education

March 31, 2020 4:13 pm

Republics have never lived by the commercial principle alone

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Why do Americans and Brits write about alcohol so differently?

October 9, 2019 12:31 pm

American drink writing tends to be self-flagellating: the recovering alcoholic’s remembrance of sins past

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Memories of a misspent youth in Charlottesville

May 2, 2019 11:53 am

Sebastian Flyte had nothing on me