This year marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of America’s first transcontinental railroad. Between 1863 and 1869, two companies built a rail line across the United States. Union Pacific, starting from Council Bluffs, Iowa, built west, laying more than a thousand miles of rail; Central Pacific, starting from Sacramento, California, built east, laying nearly… MORE
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO) protests in Seattle. Paul Adler, Assistant Professor of History at Colorado College and author of the forthcoming book No Globalization Without Representation: U.S. NGOs and the World Economy (The University of Pennsylvania Press), reflects upon the significance of the events in Seattle.
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