A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The current state of the academic history job market.
Right-wing House Republican Ken Buck will not go along with McCarthy’s impeachment plans.
David French on the battle over abortion.
Drew Gilpin Faust on how Americans are rethinking the Civil War and its aftermath.
Rebecca Onion reviews Nick Witham’s Popularizing the Past: Historians, Publishers, and Readers in Postwar America.
What drove Mitt Romney to call it quits.
Helen Keller was a Christian socialist.
George Scialabba reviews Samuel Moyn, Liberalism Against Itself: Cold War Intellectuals and the Making of Our Times.
Revisiting the Works Progress Administration’s state guides.
Trump against the United Auto Workers.
Jill Lepore reviews Walter Isaacson’s biography of Elon Musk.
When people thought California and Florida were an “American Italy.”
Progressive still don’t know what to make of Sohrab Ahmari.
Should writers insert themselves into their texts?
David Perry reviews Michael S. Roth’s The Student: A Short History.