Stories by Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of eight books, including King Leopold’s Ghost and To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 (2012, Mariner); and Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 (2016, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). subscribe to Adam Hochschild's feed

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Me Tarzan, You Adam

Posted on: Mar 20, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

A piece adapted from Adam Hochschild's new book.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Why no one remembers the peacemakers.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Today's holiday originally marked a peace agreement.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2012, Source:

The First World War is suddenly everywhere in pop culture, from "War Horse" to "Downton Abbey" but why do all the portrayals miss the people who fought for peace?

Posted on: Jun 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Adam Hochschild's new book shines a light on the mass carnage unleashed by Europe's suicidal rush to war in 1914.

Posted on: May 3, 2011, Source:

In "To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion," prize-winning historian Adam Hochschild offers a unique look at the war that set our planet on a path to madness.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2007, Source:

As with WWI troop escalation, the "Big Push" in Iraq will likely do nothing to end the war and much to light the fuses of future ones.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In 1787, British abolitionists saw a link among all humankind.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2004, Source:

Iraq has now joined the increasing ranks of unstable, chaotic countries that exist as mere shells, stripped of any real power. History teaches us that no good will come of it.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2004, Source: Mother Jones

The movement to end slavery in the British Empire in the 18th century is likely the first human-rights campaign in history. Its legacy lives on in the activism tools used today.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2003, Source:

After more than a century of expansion of the concept that everybody deserves human rights, we now seem to be -- temporarily, at least -- slipping backwards.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2003, Source: Globalvision News Network

The path to this senseless war has been paved with exaggeration, outright falsehoods and claims of imminent terror attacks.