Note: The Kent State University School of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Peace History Society are sponsoring a conference next October 24-26 on “Commemorating Violent Conflicts and Building Sustainable Peace.” The Call for Papers gives a deadline of February 15 for abstracts.
Links to Recent Articles of Interest
By Roger Peace and Jeremy Kuzmarov, History News Network, posted November 9.
Roger Peace is the primary editor of the U.S. Foreign Policy History and Resource Guide website; Jeremy Kuzmarov teaches history at Tulsa Community College.
By Arnold R. Isaacs, TomDispatch.com, posted November 8.
The author, who covered the last three years of the Vietnam War for the Baltimore Sun, critiques the Pentagon’s official history of that war.
By David Swanson, TheHumanist.com, posted November 7.
By James Carroll, TomDispatch.com, posted November 4.
Includes background on US-Soviet arms control agreements that are now under threat.
“U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It”
By Janet Reitman, New York Times Magazine, posted November 3.
“The Sudden Death of a Democracy: Historian Benjamin Carter Hett on the Fall of the Weimar Republic”
Interview conducted by Robin Lindley, History News Network, posted November 2.
Benjamin Carter Hett teaches history at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center and is the author of a new book on Hitler’s rise to power, The Death of Democracy.
By Chuck O’Connell, CounterPunch.org, posted November 2.
The author teaches sociology at the University of California Irvine.
By William D. Hartung, TomDispatch.com, posted November 1.
The author is director of the Arms and Security Project of the Center for International Policy.
By Robert E. Worth (photographs by Linsey Addario), New York Times Magazine, posted October 31.
By Eric Foner, New York Times, posted October 31.
On Trump’s attack on birthright citizenship. The author teaches history at Columbia University and is a leading authority on the Reconstruction era.
By Michael Klare, TomDispatch.com, posted October 30.
Steve Gosch co-edited the above list. Thanks to Mim Jackson and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles for it. Suggestions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.