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Jason Opal

Jason Opal

Jason M. Opal is Associate Professor of History at McGill University in Montreal and the author of Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation from Oxford University Press.

Articles by this author

 

What Kind of Nationalist Takes Away Your Health Care?

A nationalist is supposed to love his people, even if he despises others. Trump would seem to fit the bill, and yet he just kicked tens of millions of his fellow Americans to the curb.

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The Civil War Wasn’t Enough

We live in a second Gilded Age, a world of cruel inequality that makes Donald Trump seem genuine no matter how many lies he tells.

Jason Opal ·


Yes, Donald Trump Is Like Andrew Jackson

And, no, not in a good way

Jason Opal ·

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