Stories by Jon Wiener

Jon Wiener is a history professor at the University of California, Irvine. His most recent book is Historians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud and Politics in the Ivory Tower (New Press). subscribe to Jon Wiener's feed

Posted on: Dec 26, 2012, Source: The Nation

Two very films about American slavery in the Civil War era are currently playing in theaters.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2011, Source: The Nation

Bill Clinton, Chris Matthews, and the Cheneys are among the authors who missed the mark.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2007, Source: Truthdig

A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein on Hillary Clinton's journey from Republican to radical to White House hopeful.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2007, Source:

How much worse a president would Rudy Giuliani be than George W. Bush? Novelist Kevin Baker counts the ways.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2007, Source:

The UN has drastically underreported the number of Iraqis killed in 2006.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source:

Whether marching for immigrants' rights or boycotting school, work and shopping, the hundreds of thousands in the streets yesterday sent a powerful message to the country.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source:

McCarthy's transformation from a Cold-War liberal into the standard-bearer of the liberal antiwar movement is one of the great stories in American politics.