Roundup



  • Do civilizations collapse?

    by Guy D Middleton

    The idea that the Maya or Easter Islanders experienced an apocalyptic end makes for good television but bad archaeology.


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



  • The cautionary tale of the Bolshevik revolution

    by Niall Ferguson

    A century ago it was the West’s great blunder to think it would not matter if Lenin and his confederates took over the Russian Empire. Incredible as it may seem, I believe we are capable of repeating that catastrophic error.



  • After Trump

    by Frank Rich

    Liberals ecstatic over this month’s election must not forget: Even after this demagogue is finished, a new one will rise in his place.


  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • Grading President Trump

    by Julian E. Zelizer

    While he gets high marks for using his executive power to enact policy changes, by most measures, he is not doing well.