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As Spring Turns into Summer

While attending the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, Helga Zepp-LaRouche (center) was interviewed on CCTV’s prime time English language show, “Dialogue with Yang Rui.” May, 2017 (EIR Photo) 321 more words


Punch And The Adventures of Lady Gladys

Some years ago, a very kind person bought me a collection of old Punch magazines from the early 20th Century, gathered together in hardback book form. 1,045 more words

The Air League of the British Empire, Empire Air Day and the Creation of ‘Airmindedness’ in the 1930s

The Air League of the British Empire, Empire Air Day and the Creation of ‘Airmindedness’ in the 1930s

Rowan Thompson (Northumbria University) examines how a four nations approach to Empire Air Day can shed fresh light on the spread of ‘Airmindedness’ beyond the Home Counties… 895 more words

20th Century

Why the Romans profited from their empire but the British did not from India

The British did not develop India because that would made it a worthwhile prize for another to steal. Rome face no serious rivals so we could take a long-term view on investing in colonies. 605 more words

Economic History

The Man Who Knew Infinity

This film, while not destined for classic status, reminded me of the Merchant Ivory films of the 80s when historical settings showed Britain as a good-looking country at the same time as reminding us that the views and standards of the time are best left in the past.   321 more words


The Fishing Fleet

This book by Anne de Courcy is a study of the British in India through the particular prism of the women who travelled out to the Raj to marry.   216 more words


What do you do with your freed slaves? (4)


Not only have you managed to compose the sentence:

All men are created equal …….endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights. Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

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