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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 Reagan Reflex

    by Jeff Shesol

    Reagan’s appeal seems only to intensify with time.



  • Common Core and the End of History

    by Alan Singer

    "History education in the schools is clearly the victim of Common Core and efforts by New York and other states to secure federal Race to the Top dollars."



  • The global warming hoax

    by Steve Hochstadt

    "This would be the greatest hoax ever, because unlike every other hoax, it is being committed by all the world’s experts, which is precisely what the global warming deniers are claiming."



  • Okinawa: Why They Chose Death

    by Jonathan Mirsky

    The huge US offensive in Okinawa—the only part of Japan where US forces fought on the ground—lasted eighty-two days in the spring of 1945 and cost about as many lives altogether as the atom bombs themselves.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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


  • MLK's Final Year: An Interview with Tavis Smiley

    by Robin Lindley

    For a full understanding of Dr. King, Mr. Smiley urges, Americans must get beyond the stereotype of a civil rights leader and see Dr. King in his full dimension as a human rights advocate with powerful ideas on community, peace and justice.

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