One subtext of last week’s Supreme Court decision on health care was a debate about how economic equality should or should not be regulated by the Constitution. Our colleague, constitutional historian William Forbath, has an op-ed in the New York Times today, discussing the history of such regulation and suggesting ways to address the growing disparity between rich and poor in the US
All the debates about health insurance have emphasized how expensive health care has become. According to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, as of 2010 (the most recent year available) health care constituted 17.9% of the U.S. economy.
This summer, Not Even Past will feature the winners of this year’s Texas History Day, the annual state-wide history fair for students grades 6-12.
I passed my comprehensive exams in 2010, but I still have dreams about them.
The economic ties between the United States and Mexico are well over a century old, but the coverage of the border rarely contextualizes it in these terms. In order to understand the violence we see today, we must consider the violence that erupted there in the early 1990s.
The winners of our Student Essay Contest have been announced and posted!
Not Even Past has always reviewed and commented on historical films. This week we take a look at some of our favorite historical novels. Historians often criticize novels set in the past, partly because they see fiction writers as falsifying and distorting the record, but also because they seem to simplify the past by narrating historical events through the lives of fictional individuals.