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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.



  • Roundup Top 10!

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



  • When Adding New States Helped the Republicans

    by Heather Cox Richardson

    Putting new stars on the U.S. flag has always been political. But D.C. statehood is a modest partisan ploy compared with the mass admission of underpopulated western territories—which boosts the GOP even 130 years later.



  • The Biden Problem

    by Andrew Meyer

    Why Biden's "record player" answer was so concerning. 



  • 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.