Category Archives: History

Does this historic quote sum up what is happening in the US today?

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty When a man unprincipled in private life desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper, possessed of considerable talents, having the advantage of military habits—despotic in his ordinary demeanour—known to have scoffed in private at the … Continue reading

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Climate change science goes back decades ⁠— and so does rapid climate change skepticism, says historian

International director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Kim Holmen relaxes with a cup of tea as he travels past the Wahlenberg Glacier in Oscar II land at Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2019. The northernmost town on the … Continue reading

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Indigenous Protestors Delaying Traffic at Border Crossings

Highway Blockade Update By Pino Demasi On August 9, 2019 at 7:53 am The REAL Concerned Citizens of Thunder Bay (MANITOBA – ONTARIO BORDER) –Below is an update via media release from Treaty 1 regarding the round dance expected to … Continue reading

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Losing the leadership of the free world – Macleans.ca

OPINION Scott Gilmore: Thirty years ago, it was easy to believe when Reagan said that America was a ‘beacon of freedom’. Nobody’s buying it today. by Scott Gilmore Jul 17, 2019 Reagan reading his last speech to the nation (Diana … Continue reading

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New Zealand / Aotearoa and Australia / New Holland

Here is some info about the names of these two great places I very much enjoyed visiting and living in plus some of my thoughts about them. I am fortunate to have made many good friends in New Zealand (NZ) … Continue reading

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Ice jams on the Red River and rapid climate change concerns

Drone footage shows Amphibex machines working to break up ice on the Red River in the St. Andrews and St. Clements municipalities in March 2019. (Trevor Lyons/CBC) May 5 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Thanks to a friend … Continue reading

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Why are many liberal leaders being called socialists or communists and Conservative leaders fascists or authoritarians?

A two dimensional view of the political spectrum. April 19 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Many political right and left wing supporters resorting to extreme views and opinions to try and make their points. Less and less importance … Continue reading

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