Sometimes capital-O Optimism just means capital-C Capitalism.
The anti-war movement has an often forgotten hero, an American Major General turned fierce critic of US imperialism.
Despite the tendency of Americans to gloss over World War I, it is honored by nearly ten thousand memorials spanning the United States. How did the “Great War” become so forgotten in the American imagination?
Foreign Affairs editor Nick Romanow argues that peace and prosperity are not always guaranteed outcomes of diplomacy.