Jim Loewen

James W. Loewen was a sociologist.  The New Press published paperbacks of Loewen's bestseller, Lies My Teacher Told Me, and Sundown Towns, about places that were/are all-white on purpose. 

  • Future Shock and History

    by Jim Loewen

    From the late Alvin Toffler historians can learn a lesson:  Their work should take the future into account. 

  • Reconstruction: The Sixth Myth

    by Jim Loewen

    This is the Reconstruction myth the Washington Post wouldn't let me debunk on the grounds no one believed it. Then Hillary showed she did!

  • BLM and Me

    by Jim Loewen

    An encounter at airport screening provides a lesson for us all about what the Black Lives Matter movement means.