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In memoriam

Gerry Conlon, whose life was depicted in the film “In the Name of the Father,” passed away about a month ago. I meant to post this earlier, but now seems a fitting time to share this (old) favorite from a favorite film. 57 more words

Expression

Tanzania Stands to Lose US$1 billion Annually in a Exxon Mobil-Norwegian Gas Deal*

Tanzania Stands to Lose US$1 billion Annually in a Exxon Mobil-Norwegian Gas Deal*

Exxon-Mobil has partnered with Norways Statoil in the oil fields of Tanzania. Rothschild is the advisory bank for Statoil. 1,223 more words

Society

Ukraine: Military Shot Down Boeing #MH17 Says Air Controller*

Ukraine: Military Shot Down Boeing #MH17 Says Air Controller*

Remember, Radar protocol redirected civilian plane MH17 into a war zone….

Translated from Spanish by Luis Lopez… 354 more words

Society

Churchill and Empire: A Portrait of an Imperialist

By Lawrence James. Pegasus Books, 452 pages, $28.95

Reviewed by Jules Wagman

An imperialist from birth, Winston Churchill held firm to the notion that the British Empire was a great gift to the world, that it raised primitive people out of the torpor of aimless existence and pointed them toward useful lives, and that India was the crown jewel of it all. 571 more words

Non-fiction

A Larger World Opens - A Look at Imperialism and Colonialism

What made the Europeans so eager for expansion and control? Their vast empires stretched all across the world which led to trade and capitalism as we now it. 996 more words

Religious Cleansing in Iraq: Socialists Declare for 'Democratic, Secular' Alternative.

Islamists Force Christians to Leave Mosul. 

BAGHDAD (New York Times) — By 1 p.m. on Friday almost every Christian in Mosul had heard the Sunni militants’ message — they had until noon Saturday to leave the city.

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