Roundup

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.



  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • White Supremacy in the Age of Trump

    by Keri Leigh Merritt

    Never forget that this country has a long history of upper-class whites using racism to their advantage.



  • The Pentagon Has a Small Coup Problem

    by Nick Turse

    The Department of Defense has trained more than a hundred foreign militaries that went on to stage coups in their home countries.



  • Making Affirmative Action White Again

    by Ira Katznelson

    Any decision to reorient the Civil Rights Division would be based on the fiction that we already possess a level playing field.



  • The Liberal Crackup

    by Mark Lilla

    Liberals should reject the divisive, zero-sum politics of identity and find their way back to a unifying vision of the common good.



  • The Two Andrew Jacksons

    by Michael Kazin

    Jacksonian democracy may have been liberating for some, but it was repressive for many others.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • Dictators and Double Standards

    by Jeremy Kuzmarov

    Rwanda's Paul Kagame has been reelected with 99 percent of the vote. Here's why we shouldn't be celebrating.