History and the Blogosphere

It is a pleasure to join the SHAFR in-house blog.  Before this inaugural posting I did what historians do and went to the archives, i.e. the older posts on the site.  I was impressed by the thoughtful perspectives that other contributors (and the cross posts) brought to current events. It drove home how comparatively rare […]

Goodbye to the Bogeymen: Let’s Get Real about the Global Environment

Say what you will about George W. Bush, but he served a useful purpose: he has been a convenient bogeyman for eight years.  This is especially so for environmental issues.  With Bush’s election, Al Gore’s environmental dreams were shattered.  But now, two terms later, things have changed. He’s out.  Now what? First, divert your eyes […]