Professor of history at Harvard University and author of The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State
Juice joints, hooch, flappers and speakeasies often come to mind when we think of the Prohibition Era, and historians have often treated it as a little more than a misguided moralistic…
Dec. 30, 2015from To the Point
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."
Jun. 21from Scheer Intelligence
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.
Jun. 3from To the Point
Susie Linfield traces the history behind what she views as a leftist abandonment of Zionism by Jewish intellectuals such as Noam Chomsky and Hannah Arendt.
May. 31from Scheer Intelligence
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point