Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of  “Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know” (Oxford University Press)

Reagan; Gorbachev; Trump; Putin
Donald Trump has abandoned Reagan's legacy on defense: Can Democrats capitalize? Jonathan Zimmerman
Robert Mugabe
With Mugabe out, time to end sanctions against Zimbabwe? Not so fast Jonathan Zimmerman
Charlottesville Confederate Monument Protest
Trump, Charlottesville and the perils of "cultural relativism" Jonathan Zimmerman
Classroom Smartphone
Don't tape our teachers: Why surreptitious recording in the classroom isn't OK Jonathan Zimmerman
Donald Trump; Harry Truman
Donald Trump's transgender ban vs. Harry Truman's desegregation order: A backward echo of the past Jonathan Zimmerman
Laura Kipnis; Betsy DeVos
Sexual violence on campus must not be tolerated — but using Title IX as a censorship tool is not the answer Jonathan Zimmerman
Donald Trump
Schools, lies and Donald Trump: Teachers must resist emulating our fact-challenged president Jonathan Zimmerman
Donald Trump, Jews and the myth of race: How Jews gradually became "white," and how that changed America Jonathan Zimmerman
Phyllis Schlafly
Phyllis Schlafly and the global right: Conservatives who denounce globalism easily gloss over her influence in the movement Jonathan Zimmerman
Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick and American freedom: The quarterback's protest exemplifies what our nation stands for Jonathan Zimmerman
Closing Ceremony
Enough with the world tour: Bring the Summer Olympics back home to Greece Jonathan Zimmerman
Donald Trump
“Where is our ‘Donald Trump’ when we need one?”: The GOP nominee, as Africans see him Jonathan Zimmerman
Jonathan Zimmerman
Requiem for the backpacker: Today's youths risk missing out on the joys of spontaneous travel Jonathan Zimmerman
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali’s real legacy: From fanaticism to tolerance Jonathan Zimmerman
Donald Trump, Richard Nixon
Donald Trump’s not-so-silent majority: His backers — extreme and embodying violence — are everything Nixon deplored Jonathan Zimmerman
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