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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.



  • What Americans Do Now Will Define Us Forever

    by Adam Serwer

    "I want to be very clear about what the country saw last night, as an American president incited a chant of “Send her back!” aimed at a Somali-born member of Congress: America has not been here before."



  • An Open Letter to President Donald Trump

    by Andrew Meyer

    "With your recent racist campaign of provocations and agitation, you are stirring the same passions and leading us down the path to the same end. You cannot claim ignorance of the consequences of your actions a second time."



  • Not Everyone Wanted a Man on the Moon

    by Neil M. Maher

    Protesters in the late ’60s and early ’70s pushed for spending at home on the same multibillion dollar scale as the moon race.



  • Eisenhower's Worst Nightmare

    by William D. Hartung

    When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin.



  • Immigration and the New Fugitive Slave Laws

    by Manisha Sinha

    The abolitionists’ protests against the fugitive slave laws, which deprived large groups of people of their liberty and criminalized those who offered assistance to them, should be an inspiration in our dismal times.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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