Trent R. Nelson

Trent R. Nelson is a historian and political and foreign policy analyst. He is a contributor to Liberal Currents. Follow him @TRichard_Nelson.

America needs an internet version of Roosevelt’s Rural Electrification Administration

April 21, 2022 /

Our kids deserve access.

That time LBJ stopped Nixon from changing the filibuster rule

April 20, 2022 /

The ironies of history.

Face it, impeachment doesn’t work. Trump proved Congress can’t check a criminal president

February 2, 2022 /

Impeachment has never been helpful. It might be harmful, though.

Barbarous law, bastardized freedom and death by the state

December 1, 2021 /

How we rationalize the breach of human rights.

We shouldn’t teach American exceptionalism in schools. It’s dangerous, stupid and bad

November 17, 2021 /

Only by understanding the truth can we navigate a world left to us.