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History Unfolding

A historian's comments on current events, foreign and domestic.

  • By David Kaiser
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly one post per week
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Most recent posts

Our Competing Aristocracies
In August of 2017 I devoted a long post to journalist Jane Mayer's superb book Dark Money, which had appeared a year earlier. While I hope readers may go to it and read the whole …
On , by David Kaiser, 2,069 words
Historical perspective
I grew up, I think, at the climax of the Enlightenment, which had begun several centuries earlier. By Enlightenment I mean above all the idea that human reason could improve human life, economically, medically, and …
On , by David Kaiser, 1,266 words
1969 and 2024--more thoughts
More parallels are emerging between the campus protests of 1964-70 and today's. (The great Berkeley protest began in the fall of 1964; not until 1968 was there a second comparable one, at Columbia; Harvard followed …
On , by David Kaiser, 520 words