Roundup


  • Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.



  • Close down all fraternities

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    The real question isn’t how to regulate fraternities; it’s whether we should have them at all.



  • Party Time

    by Jill Lepore

    Smear tactics, skulduggery, and the début of American democracy.



  • The Hazards of Military Worship

    by Major Danny Sjursen

    Everyone loves the troops and their generals, but history indicates that military advice isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.



  • Which Middle East Authoritarian Leader is Trump most Like?

    by Juan Cole

    Of course, Trump hasn’t yet done anything as egregious as al-Sisi or Erdogan. But he is clearly supporting them and perhaps learning from their tactics. But we can learn, too, for the purposes of the resistance.



  • Saving History

    by Abram Van Engen

    From the founding of the nation through the 19th century and into the eventual establishment of the NEH in 1965, the nation’s most formative leaders agreed wholeheartedly in this: History is fundamentally important, and it deserves our fullest support.


  • Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.