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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 Only Way to End ‘Endless War’

    by Stephen Wertheim

    To get serious about stopping endless war, American leaders must do what they most resist: end America’s commitment to armed supremacy and embrace a world of pluralism and peace.



  • The Oslo Accords’ Last Remnants Are Under Fire. Don’t Let Them Die.

    by Michael J. Koplow

    Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to apply sovereignty to Israel’s settlements throughout the West Bank after President Trump unveils his Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative. But Mr. Netanyahu’s fortunes and Mr. Trump’s plan may not matter with the longstanding rules of the Oslo Accords.



  • Why do we keep talking about Joe Biden's age?

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    Age is seen as a weakness that we unfairly ascribe to millions of people. And that prejudice enfeebles all of us, no matter how old we are.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • The Necessary Radicalism of Bernie Sanders

    by Jamelle Bouie

    Conflict was the engine of labor reform in the 1930s. And mass strikes and picketing, in particular, pushed the federal government to act.



  • On 9/11, Luck Meant Everything

    by Garrett M. Graff

    When the terrorist attacks happened, trivial decisions spared people’s lives—or sealed their fate.