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Historian Doubts Nicholas II Abdicated the Throne

The original document of Emperor Nicholas II’s abdication has not survived, so there may not have been any abdication at all, principal research officer of the Russian History Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Lavrov, Ph.D. 267 more words

Honourable Accountability

I was recently told, in a conversation, that someone I’m acquainted with, in light of all the suffering due to the occurrence of colonisation, that she’d give up everything in order to have a better history, that nothing she has is worth the pain suffered by all the generations of people. 332 more words

Giving Up

Other people struggle NOT to give up. Your fight begins at the other end of the spectrum.

You don’t know how to give up.

You have no concept of abdication. 525 more words


Thank god for Winston Churchill: 'Princes at War' by Deborah Cabdury, review

Earlier this summer, only two months after Kate Middleton gave birth to her second child, The Sun published pictures of the Queen making a Nazi salute in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in 1933, to predictable controversy. 945 more words


Common Sense vs. the Common Good

I’m not sure when it happened. I guess it was probably around the time pampering parents started placing pointed fingers at professors for their children’s poor grades and convicts started pleading insanity to excuse their criminal activities. 750 more words