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Roundup


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • The Greatest Scam in History

    by Naomi Oreskes

    Scientists working on the issue have often told me that, once upon a time, they assumed, if they did their jobs, politicians would act upon the information. That, of course, hasn’t happened. Why?



  • How America Ends

    by Yoni Appelbaum

    A tectonic demographic shift is under way. Can the country hold together?



  • The problem with ‘OK, boomer’

    by Holly Scott

    Generational divides distract from deeper questions of power. Boomers should remember that from the 1960s.



  • How we fail our Chinese students

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    If Chinese students spend several years in the United States and decide they don’t like democracy, we must not be making a strong enough case for it.



  • Against Reconciliation

    by Adam Serwer

    The gravest danger to American democracy isn’t an excess of vitriol—it’s the false promise of civility.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • There Are Only Two Ways that this Ends

    by Andrew Meyer

    If the electorate deems the president fit to serve despite all of his abuses of power, then we will enter a new phase of our history as a nation.



  • The Return of the ‘Witch Hunt’ Analogy

    by Tony Fels

    Clearly, whatever deficiencies exist in the Democrats’ handling of the impeachment inquiry, they pale next to the legal inadequacies of the witch hunting era.