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Revisionist History

Malcolm Gladwell Is Making Enemies In Higher Education. That’s A Good Thing.

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.12.2016 | College

Author Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, “Revisionist History,” is only on its sixth episode, but it already tops the iTunes charts and is helping...

Vegetables, Vegetable Oils and Dairy Fat? Please Don't Eat the Headlines!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Conventional wisdom is made to be challenged -- that, in fact, is what science is for. Science never rests, and those of us who profess devotion to it are obligated to move with it. But spitting convention in the eye is probably another matter.

Ho Lee Fuk Deez Nuts - When Can News Be Trusted?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.24.2016 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

And does it really matter in the end? History -- particularly autobiography, where a lot of history comes from -- is often described by scholars as nothing more than distorted facts that are filtered through frail human memory to give meaning to the past. So maybe there is no "truth."

Abe Aspires to Make Japan a Great Power While Sanitizing History

Herbert P. Bix | Posted 08.12.2016 | World
Herbert P. Bix

On the important 70th anniversary of the war's end, China is on heightened alert to Japan's official statements. It will be watching to see if Abe continues to free himself from the constitutional constraints that bar him from using military force proactively on a global scale. Unlike when the Cold War ended and Koizumi took over, Abe openly aspires to make Japan a great Asian power.

The Daily Szep- Revisionist History

Paul Szep | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Book Claiming To Expose Liberal 'Lies' About Thomas Jefferson Exposed As Inaccurate

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion

Following widespread criticism from a diverse group of scholars, as well as the threat of a boycott by Cincinnati pastors and church leaders, publishe...

Which King Stands on the Mall?

Michael W. Waters | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

I cannot help but to wonder, which King now stands enshrined on the mall? For our answer to this question speaks not only to who we consider ourselves to be as a nation, but also to who we have made Dr. King to be, and what we consider to be his enduring legacy.

Why I Got Fired From Teaching American History

Thaddeus Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thaddeus Russell

I was raised by pot-smoking, nudist, socialist revolutionaries as an egghead white boy in black neighborhoods in Berkeley and Oakland.

Deep in the Heart of Textbooks

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

Turning public school social studies classes into unabashed propaganda sessions goes beyond mere political ugliness. It is craven. It is foolish. It is madness.

Texas School Board

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Contingency Plans For Revised Edition of "A Happier History of America" by Rudy Giuliani

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Quigg

MEMORANDUM FROM: Rudy Giuliani, NYC mayor on 9/11/01 TO: Revisionist & Sons Publishing Co.

Ashton Kutcher: History's Greatest Monster?

Shaun Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Shaun Casey

Kutcher is a morally reprehensible ding dong that is ruining your future. He is history's greatest monster. Pass it on. I think that is less than 140 characters

Martha Washington Redux: America's First MILF

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Hold on to your hats folks or at least your iPod earbuds, Martha Washington was actually a babe! Also, she avidly consumed Gothic romance novels. Me-ow!

Correcting Bush's Revision of History

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

Seven years later, it continues to elude many that President Bush had the responsibility to protect the country from attacks like 9/11. Still, Republicans tout their national security heroics.

The Daily Szep -- Rewriting History -- The Bush Memoirs

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Szep


No Revisionist History over Bush Regime

Stefan Deeran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Deeran

This editorial originally appeared in The Exception Magazine. ( George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States of Ameri...

Bush the Bibliophile

Steven G. Kellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Kellman

Whatever their vocation, grownups do not devour books as if they were hot dogs in a speed-eating contest.

Jimmy Carter Should Receive the Truman Legacy Award for His Energy Positions

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Byron Williams

America eschewed Carter's clarion call for conservation, opting instead to see itself as a shining city on a hill that required no change in its energy consumption.

Why We Need a People's History of Sports

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Zirin

So much discussion of sports, both its past and present, is about sanding off, beautifying, or simply obliterating anything that might be seen as political.

Freedom of Speech, Satire, and Revisionist History...

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

Walking home on the Upper East Side on Wednesday night, I saw a cluster of ten policemen and two patrol cars. It seemed quite unusual for a quiet block. "What's going on?" I asked.

Neocons Busy Rewriting History On Iraq

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ever since the Rumsfeld era at the Pentagon ended abruptly in the aftermath of the Democratic victory in the 2006 mid-term elections, the civilian haw...