Kirsten Swinth

Fordham University


Chairwoman and Associate Professor of History at Fordham University, focusing on women, work and culture; author of the forthcoming book, Care and Competition in Postindustrial America: The Making of the Working Family

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Both parties agree that the 2012 presidential election is going down to the wire.

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Both parties agree that the 2012 presidential election is going down to the wire.

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John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

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If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.

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Less than a month after the police killing of George Floyd, the protests around the country continue.

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Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

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Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.

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