The Vietnam War divides American society until today. Fifty years after the iconic Tet Offensive that changed the war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese Communists to start the offensive? How did it affect the country? And how did the world react it?
For our 2018 conference, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada turns its focus to a topic that has plenty of history in Canada: tax fairness.
It’s no surprise that taxes are in the headlines today: tensions around tax fairness have always provoked political engagement and lively protest. Such tensions account for some of our nation’s best and worst moments of social solidarity and mutual hostility.