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Dürrenmatt’s "Romulus, the Great"

As Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s 1950 play “Romulus, the Great” begins, A. D. 476. a messenger arrives with news for the last emperor (of the west)  of the latest calamity in the onward march of the barbarian Teutons. 506 more words

Mohan Bhagwat's Vijayadashmi Speech: Hypocrisy on National Defence Comes out in Open : Sunand

Vijayadashmi is an important occasion in the organizational life of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). This fascist organization organizes ‘Shashtra Poojan’ on the day across the country as a reminder of its commitment to realize its strategic goal of building a ‘Hindu Rashtra’. 1,031 more words

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How widespread was the appeal of imperialism between 1880 and 1914?

Recently I’ve been covering the change in world power status between Britain and the United States on the FDA programme. The discussions have been really interesting, digging down into the British Empire itself: did people support it, and was it even a real actual thing?? 3,982 more words

English History

CFP: ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’, Edinburgh

Date: 31st May 2019

Location: University of Edinburgh

Deadline for Proposals: 8th February 2019

Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism: Interdisciplinary Symposium

Keynote speaker: Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle) 331 more words

Calls For Papers

Everyone's busy at home while daddy's out working

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We here in the United States of America have absolutely no idea what our savage, warmongering, greedy, capitalist, power-hungry, soulless, war-machine, corporate government is doing to the rest of the world. 19 more words

Politics

Racist hypocrites & Cultural Appropriation

Among the many pleas against cultural appropriation (the act of taking elements from a culture other than your own) we see today many of the attacks rest upon the act being inherently oppressive. 1,331 more words

Racism

Splendid Little War

Precise beginnings to distinct endings, that is how wars are remembered. ‘The Shot Heard Round the World’ to Yorktown, Fort Sumter to Appomattox, Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima; all in explicit order from the opening salvos, to the tense calm of ceasefire. 920 more words

Gail Chumbley