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Hamilton and Slavery: Misinformation Refuted!

By Nancy Spannaus Nov. 11, 2020—In the face of a flood of media coverage of a historical interpreter claiming Alexander Hamilton was an “enslaver,”  a detailed refutation of many of the claims has been written and made public.  Philo Hamilton and Hamilton expert Michael E. Newton declare from the outset: […]

by November 11, 2020 1 comment Alexander Hamilton, News, Uncategorized
The American System and the Haitian Republic

The American System and the Haitian Republic

The Surprising Connections between our Nations By Nancy Spannaus July 27, 2020—A highly fitting tribute to Alexander Hamilton was presented by Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society president Nicole Scholet during this year’s annual celebrations around his death anniversary. It came in the form of a rebroadcast of Scholet’s talk on “Alexander […]

by July 27, 2020 4 comments News, Slavery, Uncategorized
Author Spannaus Interviewed at New York BookExpo, May 2019

Nancy Spannaus Interviewed at New York Book Event: Learn the Truth about Hamilton!

by June 25, 2019 2 comments Uncategorized
Message to Blog Subscribers

Message to Blog Subscribers

Dear Blog Subscriber: For the purpose of increasing our circulation, as of May 27, our emails will be sent through Mail Chimp. You will notice that the email sender will appear as ” Nancy from AmericanSystemNow@gmail.com” The email will be sent at 2 pm Eastern Time, on days when there has […]

by May 27, 2019 1 comment Uncategorized
The Wendelstein Stellerator

Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough in Germany

July 6, 2018—On June 25, the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics announced that its WENDELSTEIN 7-X stellerator has achieved a world record in plasma temperature, density, and pulses, following an up-grade of the machine. Wendelstein 7-X, located in Greifswald, Germany, is the largest stellerator-type fusion experiment in the world. It […]

by July 6, 2018 0 comments News Shorts, Uncategorized
Phillis Wheatley, as portrayed by Scipio Moorhead in the frontispiece to her Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.

Phillis Wheatley: The Slave Girl `Favored by the Muses’

  By Bonnie James   America’s First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Basic Civitas Books, 2003, 129 pages     ­­ Phillis Wheatley is perhaps the most fascinating and thought-provoking American you never heard of. She arrived in Boston on July […]

Hamilton Scholar Addresses Society of the Cincinnati

Washington, D.C., May 16, 2018—Hamilton scholar Michael E. Newton gave a talk on “Alexander Hamilton’s Revolutionary War Service” at the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati tonight. Newton addressed an event sponsored by the American Revolutionary Institute, which puts on a series of lectures at the Anderson House. The […]

by May 15, 2018 0 comments Uncategorized
News Shorts, March 5-11, 2018

News Shorts, March 5-11, 2018

Administration Slashing Crucial New York-New Jersey Gateway Project March 4, 2018—The final word has not yet been said, but the Trump Administration is giving every indication of disavowing any Federal funding for a major infrastructure project on which a huge portion of the nation’s economic functioning depends. That project is […]

by March 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled News Shorts, Uncategorized
Sanders puts Medicare-for-all on Senate Agenda

Sanders puts Medicare-for-all on Senate Agenda

by Nancy Spannaus Sept. 14—With great fanfare and a showing of Senate support that surprised many, Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced his Medicare-for-All bill of 2017 into the U.S. Senate on Sept. 13. Seventeen senators joined him as original cosponsors, and dozens of constituency organizations have voiced their support. In campaigning […]

by September 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled Medicare For All, News, Uncategorized
The Opportunity for an FDR Shift

The Opportunity for an FDR Shift

By Nancy Spannaus Sept. 9—Those millions of Americans who voted in last fall’s presidential election for a shift from the Wall Street policies which have crushed them over the last 16 years, have every reason to believe they have been betrayed big time over the last eight months. The Democratic […]

by September 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Commentary, Glass-Steagall, Infrastructure, Uncategorized