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Looking with a Critical Eye

Is the current Bishop of Rome serious about change in the Church of Rome? In a brilliant essay my friend Dr Mary Hunt speaks truth to power and identifies the porquerias which Francis verbalizes on a regular basis. 1,578 more words

Religion

Public history: let's follow the money

Putting together a paper for a conference on Representing the Tudors this weekend, I’ve been taxed (again) by the question of what is public history. 603 more words

Musings

A Note to My Readers

My apologies for not keeping the flow going about the events of April, 1865. However, I have been busy with involvements in family matters & awaiting the birth of grandchild #8 in the next weeks. 77 more words

Peoples History

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d

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When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d,
And the great star early droop’d in the western sky in the night, 2,222 more words

Civil War

Assembling for democracy: part 1, learning from the Blanketeers - by Dr Peter Evans for openDemocracy

Throughout Britain’s history her people have had to organise and assemble to fight for meaningful democracy. Blanketeers, Chartists, and Radicals; trade unions and the labour movement; suffragists and suffragettes – all of these movements over the past 200 years emerged as the people of this country recognised that they were being denied a political voice, and excluded from exercising meaningful political power. 187 more words

Blog

What Good to Humanity ~ March 1865

In the March issue, the women’s magazine with the greatest readership at the time, calls for financial support for the education of women.

March– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania– “During the past year the colleges and seminaries of this country have received liberal contributions. 930 more words

Daily History