Never before in the history of any polity has one side maintained a monopoly on intimidation, harassment, and violence.
The chaos in Charlottesville is about two groups of fascists taunting each other in the public square and fighting it out.
Slavery was not just a despicable institution; it was also a complex one that drew participation from the elite in West African kingdoms, Western Europe, the Americas, the Maghreb, and the Middle East.
A cheap, easily accessible college education available to anyone who could pass examinations would unburden future generations from staggering debt and make a real college education available to nearly everyone.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle promise to do good and end up doing right well, for themselves.