(Dustin Chambers/for The Washington Post)
American and foreign powers alike are being seduced by autarky — the idea that economies should be as closed off as possible, whatever the consequences.
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(Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler/The Who We Are Project/The Washington Post)
A committee resolved the disputed presidential vote by agreeing to pull out federal troops who protected newly freed Black citizens across the South.
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In Cuba, hundreds of innocent people are in prison because they dared to demand freedom. Exiles are still fighting from abroad.
(The Washington Post)
An intimate short documentary about the growing crisis of Americans held hostage by foreign governments, "Bring Them Home" follows one family's desperate effort to free their loved one from being a geopolitical pawn.