Tom Reifer Op-Ed in Truthout
Tom Reifer is an associate professor of sociology, an affiliated faculty in the Women & Gender Studies Program, and the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of San Diego, and an Associate Fellow at the Transnational Institute, an international fellowship of committed scholar-activists based in Amsterdam.
U-T San Diego- “[1813 and] 1815 opened with the fate of the American republic – and worldwide republicanism – hanging in the balance. A pall of chill, ashes, and gloom lay over muddy little Washington. Burned out of the Capital, congressmen found standing room in a patent office spared by British invaders' reverence for technology. Amid blackened rubble, they dreaded news from every direction. (Full Story)