Posts Tagged ‘history’

The History, Mystery, and Make-Believe of Kaieteur Falls

Auburn waves falling into cascading rainbows, the Kaieteur Falls radiate both mist and magic. Among the lesser known worldwide waterfalls, Kaieteur Falls are interestingly one of the most sought after experiences by adventure hikers and nature enthusiasts. With an obscure history imbued as much by mystery as the waves themselves are by lore, the Kaieteur […]

The history of the Shin Bet’s use of torture, and what it says about Israel today

Israel outlawed torture more than two decades ago, yet years later evidence of the state’s security services exerting rampant physical and psychological abuse continue to surface. Human rights groups representing Palestinians who have filed more than one thousand suits alleging torture by the Shin Bet, also known as the Shabak or General Security Service, claim […]

A History Of The Espionage Act And How it Ensnared Julian Assange

If the U.S. wins its appeal, Julian Assange will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom. From its earliest years the United States has found ways to deny the rights of a free press when it […]

Why Women get obliterated in Kerala renaissance history?

There has been a proliferation of literature on women, including   women’s history across the world. Yet, women remain mostly invisible or misrepresented in mainstream history. They are either not present at all, or they are portrayed as innately ‘inferior’ and ‘subordinate,’ as perpetual victims of male oppression. This has been a pattern across nations and […]

‘Falsifying history’: VICE media flogged for publishing Cambodia genocide victims’ photos with SMILES photoshopped on their faces

Altered images of people executed by the Khmer Rouge regime have been published by VICE media group, with smiles “photoshopped” to the victims’ faces. The now-deleted article has caused a public outcry and a warning from Cambodia. VICE’s interview with Matt Loughrey, originally published on Friday, contained images from Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng prison, also known […]

The Greek-American Patriots Who Made US History

Nick and Mary Mathews Nick and Mary Mathews, natives of Greece who emigrated to the United States and found prosperity there after years of hard work, are symbols of the bond between Greece and the U.S. over the years. They were both Greek and American patriots who donated their hard-earned wealth to the Yorktown Victory […]

Lustrous Gems As Amulets And Talismans Of Ancient History

Astrology is a very significant component of traditional magic. Although today it is marginalized even in magical practice, it played a significant role in determining when and how to implement a magical act. Gems played an important role in late Roman belief, as attested to by the Gnostic gems that still exist. Gems were considered […]

The covid-19 vaccine is the biggest experiment in history (from an MD)

Dr Vernon Coleman is a retired UK GP. He speaks from experience here. He is not ‘bought’ by the Pharmaceutical industry. You would do well to heed his info garnered from a lifetime’s experience. EWR From Dr Vernon Coleman, MB ChB DSc FRSA The pro-vaxxers like to tell you that vaccines are perfectly safe and […]

Native American History Destroyed In Georgia’s Track Rock Gap

The U.S. Forest Service has announced that vandals have systematically destroyed important pre-Colombian petroglyphs at historic sites in the southeastern Chattahoochee–Oconee National Forests, including Trap Rock Gap. Most people in the U.S. are sympathetic with the modern Creek and Cherokee peoples whose ancestors created sacred sites like Trap Rock Gap over 1,000 years ago. However, […]

Remembering Volkswagen’s Troubled, and Holocaust, History

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. On March 19, 2019, the world press widely reported that the chief executive of Volkswagen (VW), Herbert Diess, apologized for evoking a Nazi slogan to describe the importance of boosting the company’s profits. Diess used the line “Ebit macht frei” at a […]

Our History, Our Future: NIF Australia presents Deborah Lipstadt and Sir Simon Schama

Browse > Home / News / Our History, Our Future: NIF Australia presents Deborah Lipstadt and Sir Simon Schama April 5, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article In an exclusive virtual event for the New Israel Fund, eminent historians Sir Simon Schama and Deborah Lipstadt will join NIF’s global president and UCLA Jewish […]

 A Brief history of Neo-imperialism-History and Methods

(Photo: Mr. Fish / Truthdig) Till the 1960’s, Neoliberalism had the same status in economics as Wahhabism (a supremacist, fundamentalist and intolerant version of Islam) had in Islam. (1). How it became the guiding principle of Western countries is an interesting question. Neoliberalism claims that human beings are best served by liberating the entrepreneurial class through strong private  property […]

The Greeks of Utah: History Spanning More than a Century

The Greeks of Utah. Courtesy of The Hellenic Cultural Association Museum/Library The Greek Community of Utah is both typical of Greek communities in the US and elsewhere, but also, due to the uniqueness of Utah, is quite distinctive itself. It is rather difficult to write about Utah, because it is my home state, and the […]

A ‘$400 billion’ China-Iran deal? History suggests not

Editor’s note: On Saturday China and Iran announced a 25-year strategic cooperation agreement where Beijing said it could invest up to $400 billion in Iran, expanding its economic and military influence, although the agreement is not a binding deal and did not specify financial commitments. We are republishing the following article that was originally written last […]

ACH (1485) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of The Greatest And Most Hated Man In History

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1485) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of The Greatest And Most Hated Man In History Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 1 2021, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for a […]

Ancient Anatolian History | First Empires

What comes to the mind when one says Anatolia? Does the phrase “land of the rising sun” (as the ancient Greeks called it) appear? Or, because it technically belongs to the Middle East, do you think of an arid desert? Anatolia was arguably the most desired land of the ancient and medieval world. It saw […]

The Forgotten History of Celtic Poland [VIDEO]

The ancient history of Poland is more connected with Goths and other local tribes than with the Celts. However, during many excavations archaeologists have discovered links between the modern territory of Poland and old Celtic tribes. For example, archaeological excavations show that the Celts arrived and created a settlement in Poland. They probably came via […]

The Origins and History of the Polabian Slavs [VIDEO]

Not all of history’s tales have a happy ending. In fact, most of them are rife with sad fates and great turmoil, with the ruthless passage of time erasing entire nations. One of these tales it that of the Polabian Slavs . Westernmost of all Slavic tribes, these warriors and traders struggled for survival through […]

Trump Says Fauci, Birx Are ‘Self-Promoters Trying to Reinvent History’ in Scathing Statement

Former President Donald Trump on March 29 harshly criticized two of his top White House Coronavirus Task Force advisors, calling Dr. Anthony Fauci the “king of flip-flops” and referring to Dr. Deborah Birx as a “proven liar.” The former president released the scathing six-paragraph statement one day after CNN aired a documentary featuring interviews in […]

Florida State University Is Attacking White Women With “History of Karen” Class

Ever notice how the people who loudly preach against sexism and racism are often making a good deal of money peddling in both sexism and racism? Perhaps some of these bigots are so deluded that they actually do not believe they are engaging in sexism or racism, as attacking White people is completely kosher, and […]

An Ancient Treat: The Rich History of Fruitcake

Love it or hate it, fruitcake has been a winter holiday staple for a long time. You could say the earliest version was a barley, pomegranate seed, nut, raisin, and honeyed wine dessert called satura that was made in ancient Rome. It was essentially an energy bar that the Roman Legions loved to have on […]

The greatest public health calamity in modern history. It’s not Covid, it’s the Vaccine

The greatest public health calamity in modern history. And it’s not you know what. Tap News / Tapestry If premature death occurs a year or more down the line, it’s unlikely that anyone will suspect it being connected to the vaccine. Right now, even deaths that occur within 24 hours in people who were young […]

Queen Elizabeth Honors Her History With Names For Her New Puppies

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has named her two new puppies with nods to her past — and happy family memories. Her new dorgi (a cross between a dachshund and a corgi) was named Fergus, for Fergus Bowes-Lyon, a hero uncle who died during World War I in 1915, according to The Sun.  The second pup, a […]

The Anti-Semitic Birth of the Zionist State: A History of Israel’s Self-Hating Founders

By Miko Peled Source When the victims of Zionism finally have their day in court, the world will see just how cruel and racist the early Zionists really were. Zhid, Kapo, Nazi, and Little Jew” — are among the epithets used by Zionists to insult Jewish people who oppose or reject Zionism and its racist […]

Apocalypse at Dresden: The Long Suppressed Story of the Worst Massacre in History

By R. H. S. CROSSMAN | November 1, 1963 Were all the crimes against humanity committed during World War the work of Hitler’s underlings? That was certainly the impression created by the fact that only Germans were brought to trial at Nuremburg. Alas! It is a false impression. We all now know that in the […]

‘Our History Has Been Stolen From Us’: How South African Community Organizer Clive Mashishi Confronts Antisemitism, Holocaust Denial and Hatred of Israel

South African community organizer and Israel advocate Clive Mashishi. Photo: Cuerius Mosala. “Our history has been stolen from us,” Clive Mashishi protested, as he described the various attempts in his native South Africa to tar Israel as state that practices apartheid. “It’s being used in the wrong way.” A former South African political activist who […]

9 Disasters From History That Were Actually Motivated By White Supremacy

Every time something bad happens, we start thinking, “What was the real motivation here? Was this just a terrible tragedy, or was it really… [dramatic pause] … WHITE SUPREMACY?” The answer of course, is almost always white supremacy, but we still have to ask.  Here are nine disasters from history that were actually motivated by […]

Mourning Iraq’s last Jewish doctor, Iraqis reconnect to Jewish history

Thafer Muallem, one of Iraq’s last remaining Jews, passed away this week. His death has brought out a large number of memories and emotions for Iraqis who seek to reconnect to the 2,600 years of Jewish history in the country. He is remembered as a “healer of the poor” in Iraq. Edwin Shuker, a friend […]

The secret Jewish history of St. Patrick’s Day

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Morocco hopes its Jewish history will boost Israeli tourism when flights resume

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