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Byline: Glenn C. Altschuler

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History offers the best argument for continuing affirmative action

Affirmative action still has a vital role to play for addressing the history of discrimination: perspective by Glenn Altschuler
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The ‘great replacement’ theory rises again, ending in tragedy

History shows that ethnic and racial diversity has proved to be renewal, not replacement, writes Glenn Altschuler in Washington Post commentary.
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Testing Gen Z

Past generations have confronted their own crises with grit, resilience and a commitment to the greater good, writes Glenn Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies, in this Inside Higher Ed article. He's confident Gen Z will d

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Law that allows president to declare national emergencies needs to be repealed and replaced

In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Professor Glenn Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and Dean of Continuing Education and Summer Session, discusses the tendency of presidents to govern by declaring national emergencies, in light of President Trump's threat to declare a national emergency to construct a wall along the U.S. southern border. 

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When the State of the Union (address) is poisonously partisan

In a recent op-ed for political magazine, The Hill, Professor Glenn Altschuler of American History at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences discusses the historical tranistion of the political use of the State of the Union address.