• The Peril of Perpetual Revenge

    by Lawrence Douglas

    In a new book David Rieff suggests that in many cases we may be better off forgetting the past.

  • Native Americans Were Kept As Slaves, Too

    by Andrés Reséndez

    Native Americans had enslaved each other for millennia, but with the arrival of Europeans, practices of captivity originally embedded in specific cultural contexts became commodified, expanded in unexpected ways, and came to resemble the kinds of human trafficking that are recognizable to us today.

  • Al-Qaeda Everywhere

    by Juan Cole

    US support for Oppressive Gov’t’s made Bin Laden’s Killing Moot

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

  • Trump's 'America First' has ugly echoes from U.S. history

    by Susan Dunn

    Donald Trump chose to brand his foreign policy with the noxious slogan "America First," the name of the isolationist, defeatist, anti-Semitic national organization that urged the United States to appease Adolf Hitler.