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Reassessing the Social Studies Curriculum: Preparing Students for a Post-9/11 World

Wayne Journell, secondary social studies education professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, has put together a new book on social studies in a post-9/11 world. The book, to be published by Rowman & Littlefield next year, examines social studies … Continue reading

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Students and Teachers! The Unasked Question: Why Have School?

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, asks Why Have School? Dear Students and School Workers, Perhaps you can challenge your friends, teachers, and colleagues, or maybe torment the worst one, with a little exercise I use at the beginning of every class: … Continue reading

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Links to Recent Articles of Interest from Historians Against the War

Links to Recent Articles of Interest   “‘Our (New) Terrorists’ the MEK: Have We Seen This Movie Before?” By Coleen Rowley, Huffington Post, posted September 27   “Boykinism: Joe McCarthy Would Understand”  By Andrew J. Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted September 25 … Continue reading

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Update and articles from Historians Against the War

AHA Convention (Chicago, January 5-8) Historians Against the War will have a literature table (shared with the Radical History Review) from 11:30 to 2:30 on Friday on Level 2 of the Sheraton Chicago (the headquarters hotel).  The table will be … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind: A policy failure that is actually a success

Richard Rothstein’s post today on the Educational Policy Institute web site clearly describes how US education policy in recent years (e.g., the No Child Left Behind Act) has destroyed schools as places of learning. There is no doubt NCLB is … Continue reading

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Recent Articles of Interest from Historians Against the War

Recent Articles of Interest from HAW “How to Save a Quarter of a Trillion Dollars” By Lawrence S. Wittner, Huffington Post, posted August 8 The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany “On the Sixty-Sixth Anniversary of … Continue reading

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Recent articles recommended by Historians Against the War

“War? Bloodlust? What’s a Scholar to Do?” By William Loren Katz, CommonDreams.org, posted June 8 “With Ollanta Humala’s Win, Peru Joins Latin America’s Left Turn” By Greg Grandin, The Nation blog, posted June 7 The author teaches Latin American history … Continue reading

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Historians Against the War recommended reading

“Headlines from the Dustbin of History (Afghan Dept.)” By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted May 19 “The Secret Sharer: Is Thomas Drake an Enemy of the State?” By Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, posted May 15 On the Obama administration’s attack … Continue reading

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Historians Against the War: Links to Recent Articles of Interest

Links to Recent Articles of Interest “Japan, the Atomic Bomb, and the ‘Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Power’” By Yuki Tanaka and Peter Kuznick, Asia-Pacific Journal, May 2 issue Peter Kuznick teaches history at American University “An Arab Spring for Women: … Continue reading

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Suggested articles from Historians Against the War

“Not Why But How: To the Shores of (and the Skies above) Tripoli” By Andrew J. Bacevich, Tom Dispatch.com, posted April 12 The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University “The Success of Revolutions That Do Not Succeed” … Continue reading

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