News From Around the South 4/15 to 4/22

News From Around the South 4/15 to 4/22

BEAUFORT — “What brings you to our little corner of history today?” A volunteer greets each guest with the question as they wander into the Old Beaufort Firehouse across from the Arsenal on Craven Street. It feels appropriate for the spot that sits off a small...
How the South Won the Civil War

How the South Won the Civil War

Not so long ago, the Civil War was taken to be this country’s central moral drama. Now we think that the aftermath—the confrontation not of blue and gray but of white and black, and the reimposition of apartheid through terror—is what has left the deepest mark on...
Lessons From The Masters

Lessons From The Masters

Humans — particularly of the American variety — will knock you for a loop now and then. They seem down; they seem out — licked, run over, beaten to a pulp. Then lo! Then behold! They pull off something big and improbable of who’d have-thunk-it dimensions — just...
News From Around the South 4/8 to 4/15

News From Around the South 4/8 to 4/15

Kentucky: Sons of Confederate Veterans Still Pushing in Paducah PADUCAH, Ky. — In a new twist on an almost two-year-old controversy, the Paducah Sons of Confederate Veterans say they’ll stop pressing to participate in the city’s annual Veterans Day Parade, if...
Millennials for Socialism

Millennials for Socialism

If one needed evidence of the gross ignorance of millennials, and their teachers and college professors, it’s their solid support for socialism and socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Socialism has produced tragedy wherever it has been...