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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 1619 Project and Bringing History to the People

    by Anne C. Bailey

    From my time as an undergraduate till my present position as a Professor of History at SUNY Binghamton, I have been frustrated that history seemed to belong to the few – the few who had made it their life’s work in the halls of academia, some of whom, as I was to learn, spoke more to each other than to the general public. 



  • History and the Opioid Crisis

    by Jeremy Milloy

    In the 1970s, just as now, people living with and recovering from substance use disorders faced prejudice and mistreatment at the hiring stage and in the workplace itself.



  • 1619?

    by Sasha Turner

    What to the historian is 1619?



  • The Job of the Academic Market

    by Rebecca S. Wingo

    Over three years, I dedicated 106.5 workdays to getting a job—while working another job. 


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • Why Did the U.S. Kill Suleimani?

    by Elizabeth Cobbs and Kimberly C. Field

    The attack illustrates America’s lack of a clear grand strategy — and why we need one immediately.



  • It’s 1856 All Over Again

    by Steve Inskeep

    Immigration. Race. Demographic change. Political demagogy. That year’s presidential race had it all. What can it tell us about 2020?