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Adam Hochschild

George Washington -- Fighting for Slavery

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Michael Rosenblum

Bury The Chains is the story of the fight to end slavery in the British Empire at the end of the 18th Century.

Empire's Age-Old Aim: Wealth and Power

Lawrence B. Wilkerson | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Lawrence B. Wilkerson

Our constant rhetoric -- particularly from Washington -- asserts that we have made progress since the colonialism of King Leopold in the Congo. International criminal justice and human rights are pursued with relish, are they not? Not according to the example of Richard Bruce Cheney.

San Francisco's Arion Press: Fine Books, Great Artwork and Good Talk

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

Here in San Francisco, we've got any number of iconic sites and sights. I'm here to add one more unique item to the list, less visible but deserving of far more widespread renown: Arion Press.

Adam Hochschild: Fatal Convergence

V-Day | Posted 04.10.2013 | World
V-Day

I have found myself thinking recently about violence against women in two different times and places, and wondering what these stories might tell us about why such brutality has been such a searing, tragic part of human experience for so long.

How Change Happened

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 08.10.2011 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

In just his most recent few books, Adam Hochschild has examined the scandal of the colonial Congo, the anti-slavery movement in Great Britain, and the fighting of and opposition to what we now call WWI.