2 Articles by: Timothy Messer-Kruse

Timothy Messer-Kruse is a professor of ethnic studies at Bowling Green State University.

The 1776 Unites Project Is an Exercise in Empty Capitalist Boosterism

Last week, Donald Trump denounced the “radical” ideas brainwashing students to hate America. Right on time, the 1776 Unites project released education materials they claim are a corrective. Praised by education secretary Betsy DeVos as “wonderful,” the materials aren’t a serious look at American history — they’re empty boosterism for American free markets.