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Roundup



  • The Shadow Election

    by Paul Berman

    2020, 1941, and the grand-scale rollback of a shared devotion to democratic freedom.



  • The Equality That Wasn’t Enough

    by Jamelle Bouie

    The most radical Radical Republicans had a better idea of how to cast the 15th Amendment. We should have listened to them.


  • Historical Memory and the Slave Narrative Collection

    by Sarah Whitwell

    Rather than viewing memory as a passive process of recalling lived experiences as objective truths, historians have begun to view memory as an active ordering of the past.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • Is Pete Buttigieg Jimmy Carter 2.0?

    by J. Brooks Flippen

    To win the White House and be a successful president, he must learn from an eerily similar candidate.



  • America held hostage

    by David Marks

    Forty years after the Iran hostage crisis, its impact endures.