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As the US battled the 1918 influenza pandemic, some communities staged contentious battles against wearing masks. Sound familiar?
Moscow has invested heavily in remembering the Soviet system of terror, while trying to crush those like historian Yuri Dmitriev who contradict the pro-Stalin narrative.
History shows that governing parties lose support when jobs are lost. Large increases in unemployment due to coronavirus will make life difficult for Johnson in the months ahead.
When a winner becomes a loser: Winston Churchill was kicked out of office in the British election of 1945.6 min read
Even a highly popular and respected leader can lose an election, writes a historian – especially if they don’t have a plan for the future. Churchill was one of them.
Boris Johnson has attacked Muslim women for covering their faces. Now he wants the whole of the UK to do so.
The British press ignored the millions of deaths from HIV/Aids in Africa for far too long.