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Raymond J. Haberski Jr.

American Gandhi Roundtable, Part 6

A.J. Muste as the Antidote to “Too Much Niebuhr” By Raymond Haberski, Jr. I don’t think it is controversial to state that America is a country made by war—war informs the nation’s identity and its existential meaning. King Philip’s War in the 17th century helped imagine what it might mean to be American. The Revolutionary War fundamentally shaped the unification of disparate states in order to declare independence from Great Britain. The Civil War forged a new understanding of American democracy through the violent destruction of slavery. The World Wars of the 20th century expanded federal power and remade the Read more