• The 1980s: The Good Ol’ Days?

    by Kevin Mattson

    Although analogies with the past are usually flawed, we can still look at the past in search for some hope against hope about the present.

  • The Ivanka Trump of the 19th Century

    by Gil Troy

    Harriet Lane played hostess for the president most often suspected of being gay—and used technology to become world famous.

  • Video of the Week: Climate change has a controversial history

    Prior to the late 1800's, people believed the Earth's climate was static and never changing, and it wasn't until a few scientists in the second half of the 19th century began to wonder how giant boulders were in places where they shouldn't be. Today, 98 percent of climate scientists agree additional greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels is the primary reason for the current accelerated warming of the planet.

  • Roundup Top 10!

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

  • The South Has Risen Again

    by Dan Graff

    In order to restore the core American dream of liberty and justice for all, we first need to wake up to the national nightmare that we’ve increasingly been embracing or drifting toward with the adoption of peculiar southern practices.

  • All Means, Short of War

    by Max Boot

    The U.S. should step up sanctions, including secondary sanctions on Chinese companies doing business with the criminal regime in Pyongyang, but there is no overwhelming imperative to go beyond that and risk war.