By Lynda Telford
History shows Trump is out of step with all of his predecessors, both Democrat and Republican, since Teddy Roosevelt.
It’s been used for thousands of years. It’s always been torture.
And why it should be regarded as the best sermon of this young century.
No. T. E. Lawrence wasn’t the only key European player.
Now we have our own.
A good place to begin is with our postwar Cold War strategy.
Unlike many U. S. commentators, “they do not impugn his character, honesty, or intelligence.”
The fascinating story of a figure who straddled Imperial and Soviet Russia, shedding light upon modern Russian history and the legacy of autocracy which continues under Vladimir Putin.
Well, that’s an old story and here’s why.
You can answer Shakespeare. But a new play in New York swears it's Marlowe.
It’s run by his son. (But Moon’s wife objects.)
Once again opponents of aid to the poor are claiming they’re poor because they’re lazy and that aid is a luxury that undermines the work ethic.
The modern monarchy’s power depends after all on its public image.
What historians are saying.
They include her promise not to torture people.
If Trump goes, we won’t be able to say our long national nightmare is over.
This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.
The Cold War brought unprecedented insecurity to the U.S. Let's not repeat that history.
No one’s talking about the violence.
In what might be called infant economics, here’s a brief history of the black market baby trade.
An Interview with Georgetown University’s Maurice Jackson.
Don’t facts matter any more?
It’s worth remembering his story, too, to show us the danger of superpower conflict.
Fels claims New Left historians let a focus on race, class and gender bias their studies, but our reviewer says this is an oversimplification of a more complicated story.
Links to important discussions about topics in the news this week.