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How Fidel seduced (literally) ABC News

On Tuesday, we examined the 1963-64 meeting, mutual seduction, and unconsummated hotel-room encounter between ABC News reporter Lisa Howard and Fidel Castro. It was, as they say, hot stuff. 633 more words


Traveling with Che Guevara

I hopped on a Philippine Airlines flight last May with only one book in my carry on: Ernesto Che Guevara’s The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey… 1,337 more words


Sometimes Things Just Make Your Head Hurt

Are people really going to bring back idolizing mass murdering leaders like Joseph Stalin, more affectionately called “Uncle Joe” back in 1940s America? Apparently, they are if we are to believe the story from a Socialists, May Day, International Workers’ Day rally in Trafalgar Square in London. 3,142 more words


Paradox of how the More Spiritually Pure Protestant North became More Materialist than the More Idolatrous Catholic South that became More Materialistic — Roots of Protestant Productivity

What follows is just a theory and may have been expounded by others earlier. It seeks an explanation as to why the Protestant North became more Materialist(as opposed to Materialistic) even though Protestantism placed greater emphasis on one’s pure-hearted spiritual connection with God. 10,993 more words

Coming to a theater near you: a buddy movie about Marx and Engels!

Karl Marx would have turned 200 on May 5, and during the last couple of weeks we’ve been noting that more than a few bien pensant… 463 more words


The Crazy Gang

This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ takes a closer look at the anecdotal evidence out there suggesting brown Labradors are a cut ‘below’ their more distinguished black and yellow siblings. 936 more words

Brown Labrador