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Globalism: The Threat of Our Age – Salim Mansur

Salim, let’s talk globalism because it is apparently permeating virtually every single political issue today from Michael Bloomberg buying out the Democratic Party to climate change as a pretext for more government control and intervention in our lives even in some smaller respects the protests going now in Canada blocking the rail lines for the …

Disturbing Revelations About Margaret Thatcher

Disturbing Revelations About Margaret Thatcher

Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher ruled Great Britain as prime minister from 1979 to 1990, a period in which she defined a generation. On the world stage, she was renowned, but if you look a little closer, you’ll see that her career was filled with many disastrous choices. In the aftermath of World War II, the …

Berlin Airlift: The Cold War Begins – Extra History

Berlin Airlift: The Cold War Begins – Extra History

June 1948.The Oval Office. The cabinet gathers for a conference with President Truman. Four days prior, the Soviet Union blockaded the American, British, and French occupied sectors of Berlin. With the divided city located a hundred miles inside the Soviet controlled zone of East Germany, there’s no way for American food and fuel the lifeline …

Feature History – The Troubles (1/2)

Feature History – The Troubles (1/2)

Oh Diddly dee! A leprechaun put a bomb in me potato, ah! Now with all the Irish people having been disgusted and left, we can start. Hello and welcome to Feature History. Featuring the impatiently awaited and source of much pester – The Troubles. A rather understated name for a 30-year long period of sectarian …

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

A capital crime as you probably know is an offense that is punishable by death. The term comes from the Latin word “caput”, which means head, and capital punishment originally meant literally losing your head. This controversial kind of punishment is still retained in 58 countries, while 102 countries have it but don’t use it. …