Howard Lisnoff

Howard Lisnoff is a freelance writer. He is the author of Against the Wall: Memoir of a Vietnam-Era War Resister (2017).

A Socialist and a War Resister

Miss Clark’s Civics Class Revisited

Suppose They Gave a War

Two Missing Photographs

The Rhode Island Pension Tsunami

The March For Our Lives Rally

The Death of a Delivery Person

From Our Sister’s-Brother’s Keepers to Military Triumphalism

Kathy Boudin: Revolution Versus Direct Action

War: The Hideous Constant

Ukraine and Russia; Flags and Wars

The Long Goodbye to a Union

Not a Socialist in the House

Todd Gitlin and the Demise of the New Left

Anti-Semitism and the Admonition to Repair the World

Truckloads of Guns 

Say It Ain’t So, Joe, Again

What’s Not to Like About Ike

How Worried Do We Need to Be?

Was the Attack at Pearl Harbor Inevitable?

“They Should Have Shot More Students:” From Kent State to Kenosha

“Come Writers and Critics…”

The World That Will Greet David Gilbert

The Surveillance State: It Knows Almost Everything About Us, We Know Almost Nothing About It

Canada Then and Now

The Women’s March

Don’t Count On Heroes!

Victims of Endless War

So Long to a Sense of Community

Everyone Was Well Fed

“Don’t Worry Baby”: The War on Terror Will Continue

How Sexual Assaults are Treated in the Military

Sexual Abuse and the Committees of the Elite

The Charter School Juggernaut

Jackie Mason, Comedian, and “The Evil that Men [sic] Do…”

Protesting the War in Afghanistan: We Finally Gave Up

Madness in the Middle of the Night on I-95

The Insanity of Militarism From McCain to Flynn and Biden

Crackdowns in Washington Square Park, Then and Now

The Streets Are Empty

The Anti-Abortion and Anti-Woman Movement Has Been Very Effective

The Myth of the Self-Hating Jew

The Faux Civics Lesson

Magical Thinking 

Too Personal a Tale

Averting One’s Eyes

What We Got in Biden

One Flew Over the US

When It Seemed as If the World Took Notice

How Are They Going to Come at Us?