Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick on Russia 1917 and Russia 2017

Lenin

How the Russian Revolution is seen in Russia and the West; a look back at a world-shaking event with Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick – professor of modern Russian history at the University of Sydney….watch video below Continue reading

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Audley Moore on enslavement

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“They took our boots, no less our straps,” anti-racist African-American campaigner “Queen Mother” Audley Moore

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Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and American Racism

 

Racism in America

Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and American racism…separated by a thousand miles, two state borders, and nearly six decades, two young African American boys met tragic fates that seem remarkably similar today: both walked into a small market to buy some candy; both ended up dead. Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson Racist

 

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson racist…easily the worst part of Wilson’s record as president was his overseeing of the re-segregation of multiple agencies of the federal government, which had been surprisingly integrated as a result of Reconstruction decades earlier. Continue reading

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Orwell on Antisemitism in England 1945

George Orwell

There are about 400,000 known Jews in Britain, and in addition some thousands or, at most, scores of thousands of Jewish refugees who have entered the country from 1934 onwards. Continue reading

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United Nations Memorial to Victims of Slave Trade

 

slave trade

United Nations Memorial to Victims of Slave Trade…United Nations Unveils Stunning Memorial in New York To The Millions Who Were Killed and Sacrificed in Slave Trade To Create America’s Riches.  Continue reading

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Cuban Missile Crisis Almost World War Three

Cuban Missile Crisis Almost World War Three

Cuban Missile Crisis Almost World War Three…soviets close to using A-Bomb in 1962 crisis, forum is told…”It was the most dangerous moment of the Cold War.” Continue reading

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Baby Boomer Looks at Africa

Baby Boomer Looks at Africa

Baby boomer looks at Africa…when I was in grade school, back in the nineteen fifties, most classrooms – not only in my school but all over the United States and elsewhere – had a map of the world  that was large enough to command one’s attention immediately on entering. Continue reading

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Are the police outdated?

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 Are the police outdated?

What happened in the town Ferguson, Missouri has had major consequences. Are the police outdated, and do we have to go back to the proverbial drawing board and rethink our most basic assumptions about law enforcement?. Continue reading

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Great Depression Facts

Great Depression

 Great Depression Facts

Great Depression facts can be downright depressing and alarming, even in comparison to the facts of the recent Great Recession. The so-called Great Depression, which began with the Stock Market crash of 1929, is unequaled in its scope and ferocity. Continue reading

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