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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.




  • 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.