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Donald Trump’s historical ignorance reveals a great truth: The party of Lincoln has become the party of Jefferson Davis

Abraham Lincoln; Donald Trump; Jefferson Davis Donald Trump is proudly ignorant. He does not read. Trump reminds the world of this almost every day. During an interview on Monday with the Washington Examiner’s Salena Zito, Trump made a now-infamous observation: I mean, had Andrew Jackson been a little later, you wouldn’t have had the...

3 years of Narendra Modi government: PM to address nation; Congress flays BJP over multi-crore propaganda blitz

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today completes three years in the office. (Reuters image) BJP is all set to celebrate the third anniversary of the NDA government even as Congress has launched a scathing attack on PM Modi and the ruling dispensation at the Centre. Prime Minister Modi will address the nation at the Khanapara...

European Visits by Trump and Obama Are a Study in Contrasts

BERLIN — The contrast could not have been more stark. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany started Thursday in Berlin with the 44th president — the one she has called “dear Barack.” She spent the afternoon in Brussels with the 45th, Donald J. Trump, whose election she greeted with a stern reminder to respect shared...

Amir Bar-Lev’s ‘Long Strange Trip’ to Making the Definitive Grateful Dead Documentary

In 2003, Amir Bar-Lev (“Happy Valley,” “The Tillman Story”) had just one film under his belt, “Fighter,” and a lofty idea for his next project: the definitive Grateful Dead documentary. It was a daunting task that would end up taking 14 years, 11 of them trying to get the band’s blessing and the proverbial...

Grocery Stores: An American Miracle

Mario Anzuoni / Reuters The scale of the American food system is something to marvel at: There are about 38,000 grocery stores in the country, which together bring in roughly $670 billion in sales each year. But to better understand this system, it's useful to break it down into its component parts: every...