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The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

Bernie Sanders pictured outside the Billy Goat Tavern in another of his ubiquitous memes. Credit: Facebook/Billy Goat Tavern A Greek-American tavern owner may have well been the marketing genius to top them all. William “Billy Goat” Sianis rose from being a penniless shepherd in the hills around Tripoli to become the owner of a legendary […]

Cadmus – The Serpent-Slayer Who Became a Serpent

By Thomas BulfinchFrom BULFINCH’S MYTHOLOGY: THE AGE OF FABLE OR STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES [1855] JUPITER, under the disguise of a bull, had carried away Europa, the daughter of Agenor, king of Phoenicia. Agenor commanded his son Cadmus to go in search of his sister, and not to return without her. Cadmus went and […]

How A Swimming Pool Became Puerto Rico’s Symbol Of Climate Change And Corruption

Above Photo: Protesters in the municipality of Rincón on the western coast of Puerto Rico have established a permanent presence at the construction site of a swimming pool that is being rebuilt after hurricane Maria destroyed it in 2017. Opponents of the construction say it is being built illegally. (Carlos Mercado / YouTube). Protestors have […]

ACH (1570) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #13 – How Christianity Became A Force Due To The Persecution Against It

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1570) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #13 – How Christianity Became A Force Due To The Persecution Against It Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on July 30 2021, Andy is joined […]

Bubbling Brews and Broomsticks: How Alewives Became the Stereotypical Witch

“Brewing”, “herbs,” “broomsticks,” “woman.” When one hears these words together, most often the assumption is that the person in question is a witch. Yet brewing has a very human meaning as well, one that revolves around the avarice of alcohol and its never-ending demand by consumers. It was from this alcoholic context that the trade […]

How Republicans Became the ‘Barstool’ Party

A half-decade ago, the originally Boston-based site and its rabid fan community wouldn’t have scanned as “political” at all. But now, its proudly Neanderthal, reactionary ethos aligns perfectly with the side of our political binary that Trump reconfigured: the one whose common denominator is a tooth-and-nail, middle-finger unwillingness to accept liberal social norms. If you […]

This nurse became a whistleblower to get the truth out about what happens to covid patients at a New York hospital 1:10 minute video

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How a U.S.-born rabbi became the nemesis of radical West Bank settlers

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How Osiris Became King of the Underworld

By M. A. MurrayFrom Ancient Egyptian Legends [1920] In the beginning Ra cursed Nut, and his curse was that none of her children should be born on any day of any year. And Nut cried to Thoth who loved her, Thoth, the twice great, god of magic and learning and wisdom, he whom the Greeks […]

Anorexic Teen Was Rushed to Emergency–Became Fitness Guru After Making Incredible Recovery

By the age of 16, Lara Rebecca from Wales was at the height of an eating disorder. She spent years in denial, while doctors feared for her health. Eventually, she was rushed to hospital emergency. Through an intensive recovery program, Lara survived—and thrived. Inspired by an urge to help others, the now-20-year-old became a fitness […]

St Guthlac of Crowland: The Medieval Warrior Who Became a Hermit Saint

When most people think about what it means to be a saint, the image that comes to mind is of a benevolent, gracious figure that exudes holiness in every cell of their being, and that every word and action they take is always in the service of a holy cause. St Guthlac of Crowland however, […]

ACH (1489) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of How Britain And Germany Became The Best Of Enemies

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1489) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of How Britain And Germany Became The Best Of Enemies 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 8 2021, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for […]

How ‘Owning the Libs’ Became the GOP’s Core Belief

In one sense, this is the natural outgrowth of the Trump era. Inasmuch as there was a coherent belief that explained his agenda, it was lib-owning — whether that meant hobbling NATO, declining to disavow the QAnon conspiracy theory, floating the prospect of a fifth head on Mt. Rushmore (his, naturally), or using federal resources […]

Italica, Spain: Rome’s First Settlement In Hispania Became Incredible!

Italica is an archaeological site located in the southern part of Spain, not far from Seville. The site dates to the Roman period and was founded by Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus. Italica is reputed to be the first Roman settlement in Spain, and one of the republic’s first settlements outside Italy.  Italica thrived in the […]

How a revolution became an Odyssey. Syria’s shattered uprising 10 years on

P lease don’t go, darling, come straight home, was the panicked plea from Tahani’s mother when she found out about the Facebook invite to a rare protest in central Damascus. Determined, the fourth-year psychology student, went anyway scrambling to get to the rallying point after her last lecture. It was early March, 2011, the early […]

The Red State Heavyweight: How Ron DeSantis Became the GOP’s Dark Horse Candidate

Addressing a raucous crowd at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis kicked off the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference with a defiant speech that served as a coming-out party for conservatives in the Sunshine state. DeSantis began by boasting about his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, claiming that “instead of locking people down, […]

Insider- Vaccines are Killing Old People”While many residents became sick, several died.

Insider- Vaccines are Killing Old People”While many residents became sick, sever… Henry Makow Insider- Vaccines are Killing Old People “While many residents became sick, several died, and several others were hospitalized, none tested positive for Covid and we were reassured by the management that it was simply a coincidence that all these people got severely […]

How An NYPD Anti-Terror Squad Became A Tool For Repression

Above photo: Members of the Strategic Response Group confronting a Black Trans Liberation march in November. Scott Heins/Gothamist. On a Thursday night in November, two days after the presidential election, hundreds of New Yorkers gathered outside the Stonewall Inn for a march against police brutality. The event was one in a series of Black Trans Liberation […]

The Digital Migration: How Telegram Became a Haven for Far-Right Extremists

Last Friday, Donald Trump Jr. announced that he had joined Telegram, and called on others to follow suit. “Big Tech Censorship is getting worse and if these Tyrants banned my father, the President of the United States, who won’t they ban?” Trump Jr. wrote on Twitter. “We need a place that I can connect to […]

The dream that became a nightmare: How hopes for Egypt’s Arab Spring uprising were crushed

E ven the most fervent supporters of the protests called for 25 January did not believe they could amount to much.   Newspaper editor Lina Attalah chose not to assign a reporter to cover the rallies in Cairo, assuming they would be cleared within minutes.   Human rights defender Mona Seif, who planned to attend […]

How The Israeli Flag Became A Symbol For White Nationalists

Above photo: The Israeli flag was spotted at the rally for U.S. President Donald Trump that would end in the storming of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on January 6, 2021. Tyler Merbler/CC BY 2.0. The U.S. white nationalist movement’s admiration for the Jewish state’s supremacist values fits comfortably with its deep antisemitism. As thousands […]

How Janus Became the Doorkeeper of Heaven and God of the Gods

Janus is a deity found in the religion and myth of ancient Rome. The Romans believed that Janus was the god of doors, beginnings and endings, and transitions. In accordance to the role he played, Janus is depicted as a two-faced god, Ianus Bifrons (‘Janus Twofaced’) one looking to the future and the other looking […]

How the Welsh Flag Became the Coolest Flag in the World

One of the most striking national flags is that of Wales. In an online poll, it was voted the coolest of all the over 200 national flags around the globe. Its main feature is a dragon that is meant to represent the fiery spirit and independence of the Welsh people. The history of the flag […]

John le Carre: a master of spy thriller who became a moral voice

LONDON (AFP) — John le Carre, who has died aged 89, shot to fame during the chilly depths of the Cold War as master of the spy thriller, before evolving to become a scathing chronicler of the moral costs of globalization. Age did not wither the writer’s anger at the establishment, with Brexit — Britain’s […]

How this Russian orphan became a billionaire

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How A Roman Sacred Site Became A 300-AD Tile And Brick Factory

It’s always surprising when you read that a sacred site was “abandoned” for commercial opportunity. But it happens! UK researchers have determined that a large sacred site and Roman villa complex in England were despiritualized and, not much later, repurposed to function as a tile and brick workshop. The 1,600-year-old Roman industrial site, located at […]

The ‘Kraken’ Lawyer: How Veteran Litigator Sidney Powell Became a QAnon Heroine

There are few sea monsters as terrifying as the kraken. According to Norse legends, the gigantic creature dwelled off the coasts of Norway and Greenland, where it stalked and terrorized sailors with its octopus-like appearance. The kraken was believed to be over a mile across in early Norse sagas and was sometimes mistaken for an […]

How ordinary people became Nazis

Even the Nazis were surprised at how quickly and easily they took over Germany. In Hitler’s True Believers: How Ordinary People Became Nazis, Robert Gellately repeatedly shows that Adolf Hitler did not drag an unwilling nation into militaristic, antisemitic dictatorship. A November 1933 plebecite on Nazi rule drew 95.1% in favor. “No historian believes that […]

Watch “Billionaires Became ONE TRILLION DOLLARS Richer in 2020” on YouTube

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From Hollywood star to Trump conspiracist: How Randy Quaid became the president’s unofficial spokesman

President Donald Trump retweeted several tweets from actor Randy Quaid on Tuesday morning, falsely claiming widespread fraud in 3 November’s election. This was not the first time that Quaid, 70, the older brother of Hollywood star Dennis Quaid, has made headlines over the past decade for his controversial and unusual personal life instead of his […]

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