Stories by Thaddeus Russell

Thaddeus Russell is the author of A Renegade History of the United States (Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 2010). subscribe to Thaddeus Russell's feed

Posted on: Dec 23, 2012, Source: Free Press/Simon and Schuster

There was a lot of fun to be had in early America, before the prudish patrician types did everything they could to stamp it out.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2011, Source: Free Press/Simon and Schuster

When the New Deal was created, few of its supporters in the United States were as effusive in their praise as German and Italian fascists.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Reason

Translating the revolutionary consciousness of voiceless animals is no more silly than doing the same for human beings.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2010, Source: Huffington Post and Free Press/Simon & Schuster

What the Founding Fathers called corruption, depravity, venality and vice, many of us would call freedom.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2010, Source: Free Press/Simon and Schuster

Russell's new 'Renegade History of the United States' recounts how prostitutes won virtually all the freedoms that were denied to women but are now taken for granted.