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How Can Anarchism Work in the Twenty-First Century?

In 1939, the Western World’s first (and considering there was a civil war going at the time, noticeably stable) Anarchist state – a part of Catalonia seized by Anarcho-Socialist Unions during the Spanish civil war – was crushed by General Franco. 2,131 more words


This Week in London - Audrey Hepburn, Barbara Hepworth and Joseph Cornell...

It’s all galleries this week- not a bad way to escape the heat!

Thirty-five photographs of late actor Audrey Hepburn from the personal collection of her sons form the centrepiece of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. 397 more words


The Brutality of World War II

World War II became more brutal as time went on. The brutality was definitely not one sided, however. All countries that participated in WWII committed acts of brutality even against the most innocent civilian. 290 more words

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She is back...

She is posting again…

the house
the vilain
the expert

Various circumstances, illness and a dysfunctional computer mostly, but also memories of the days, better days, when I lived in a blue house, have kept me away for a few days.  1,069 more words


The Factors Leading Up To World War II

During World War I, Japan had been an ally of Britain, France, Italy, Russia and the U.S. After WWI, America decided to gain territories in the Pacific, and it formed the Pacific Defense Triangle. 430 more words

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A Century Old, Yet Still New: The Fall of the Ottomans

Review: The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, by Eugene Rogan
Basic, 2015. 485 pp. $32
Not everyone will be interested in how and why the Ottoman Empire entered the First World War, and what resulted, but maybe they should be. 720 more words

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