The Spirit of History

regarding a small act of betrayal


In this context of anxiety, lethargy, and uncertainty, I’ve noted something as banal as it is revealing: I no longer see gloves in the streets.


It is possible that this night is in fact quite similar to some other nights.

Nazis and the layers of shame

Karski’s was the very first eyewitness account of Nazi atrocities given to the West.

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Election Day: Communist Poland

The ballot didn’t fit, because my hands shook uncontrollably.

When Fake News Was Good

History takes place in language before it manifests itself in events.