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Fun Fact Friday: 10/24

Russia did not consider beer to be alcoholic until 2011.  It was previously classified as a soft drink.

Europe

The primary cause of the North Korean famine and how it can be tackled

The tight-lipped and socialist state of North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has been marred by spates of famine, that stem primarily from the ‘Juche’ ideology that seems to have gripped the governing body of the country. 621 more words

Lessons from History: ISIS of our Days, is Taliban of the Last Century

“History repeats itself” one of the most controversial sayings out there that has lead to many debates and to lots of digging in our history just to prove it right or wrong. 1,236 more words

Frankenstein's Army – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2014 Day 22

I started watching Frankenstein’s Army without any big expectations beyond being mildly entertained by a monster movie. Just the concept of Soviet soldiers pushing into Germany at the end of the second world war and encountering creatures created with the help of the research of doctor Frankenstein ought to be enough on its own to drag any movie to at least the level of mildly interesting. 238 more words

Movies

The Russian Numbers Station UVB-76

As covered in a previous article, numbers stations are utilized by governments or groups to broadcast a series of names or numbers over the radio waves. 990 more words

Warfare

I read Charles Bettelheim. What happened next will shock and amaze you!

I am not an expert on the state, the concept of the state or the historical lineages of the State, but I have an understanding of how poorly the North American Communist left understands the state. 2,095 more words

Authoritarianism