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RNC Official Claims Child Migrants Are Trained ‘Warriors’ And Will ‘Rise Up Against’ Americans

"But we know back in our revolution, we had 12-year olds fighting in our revolution," Tamara Scott said. The post RNC Official Claims Child Migrants Are Trained ‘Warriors’ And Will ‘Rise Up Against’ Americans appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Former U.S. youth international Tony Taylor is heading to the Revolution

Former U.S. youth international Tony Taylor is heading to the Revolution - originally posted on 25-year-old American forward is heading to Major League Soccer side, the New England Revolution. The Revolution announcedShow More Summary

The Founding Fathers Fought the Revolutionary War to Stop the Type of Militarized Police We Now Have In the U.S.

Former Congressman – and Cleveland mayor – Dennis Kucinich wrote a must-read post yesterday: The Boston Massacre of March 5, 1770, was a catalyst toward the American Revolution. Five civilians were killed by the British soldiers. The...Show More Summary

The Incredible Story Of Eliza Jumel: Once America's Richest Woman, Now A Ghost In Washington Heights

In 1921, the Daughters of the American Revolution held an auction to rid the oldest house in Manhattan of any trace of its former inhabitant, Eliza Bowen Jumel, once the richest woman in America. [ more › ]

Experts Predict Technology Will Change the Way We Work

Technology has proven to be the great disruptor when it comes to work. The industrial revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries shifted workers from farms to factories, and facilitated the rise of the American middle class. Now we’re...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 13, 1776: George Washington's Outgoing Correspondence

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A Civil Political Debate

What do the American Civil War, the Russian Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Spanish Civil War all have in common? Hundreds of thousands of people died in pursuit of their political freedom. Unfortunately, even today, thisShow More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 6, 1776: John Adams to Abigail Adams

Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 August 1776 >Yours of 29 July came by this days Post, and made me very happy. Nabby, Charles, and Tommy, will have the smallpox, well, I don't doubt. Tell John he is a very lucky young Gentleman, to have it so much better, than his Mamma, his sister, and Brothers. Show More Summary

Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution – A Review

On July 27th, in the midst of the twin crises in Gaza and Ukraine, Representative Mike Rogers on Face the Nation ‘revealed’ to Americans that Iran is supporting both Sunni Hamas and Shia Hezbollah, leaving Bob Shaffer as confused asShow More Summary

Hamas Leader Likens Anti-Israel Effort to American Revolution, French Nazi Resistance Movement

In an interview that aired on CNN on Sunday afternoon, Khaled Meshaal, the so-called head of Hamas’s political wing, explained to CNN’s Nic Robertson his justification for taking on Israel despite having no clear military success and a high rate of civilian casualties. Show More Summary

Robot Olympics Planned for 2020 Powered by Japan’s ‘Robot Revolution

Japan likes robots. And while some Americans raised on a confusing sci-fi diet of Star Wars, Terminator, and iRobot are perhaps a little wary of advanced AI and robotics—Japan simply can’t wait for the “robot revolution.” In a recent tour of Japanese robotics firms, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe declared his […]

Massachusetts Chooses a Governor: Implications for Us All

Fittingly, Beacon Hill is a neighborhood in Boston, and often used as a metonym for state government. Massachusetts has indeed served as a national beacon, most indelibly during the American Revolution -- but also of late, as the first...Show More Summary

Why This Historic Ford Flop Is One Of Bill Gates' Favorite Case Studies

The 1958 Ford Edsel was supposed to be the new car for middle-class Americans. Ford was so confident in the product that it pumped $250 million into it. But instead of starting a revolution, the company lost $350 million on the gas-guzzler, making it a great example of how not to develop and market a new product. Show More Summary

How a Teetotaler Unleashed America's Craft Brew Revolution

MaxyM/Shutterstock America's craft brew industry is booming. Domestically produced styles like India pale ale, American wheat beer and imperial stouts are so popular that they're even making an impact in strongholds of traditional brewing like Germany. Show More Summary

The Shale 'Revolution' Is About Gas Prices & Oil Production

I’d like to make a quick point about the “shale revolution,” which may be old news to those immersed in North American energy policy but might be helpful to those just starting to think about the wider implications of increased North American production of oil and gas. read more

Walgreens and Inversion, where the Tea Party and Liberals Unite

"Look what's happening out in the streets Got a revolution Got to revolution" -Jefferson Airplane Like many revolutions, it started with a simple step. I wrote a column on Sunday suggesting that Americans boycott the corporate giantShow More Summary

The American Revolution vs the French Revolution

Today, July 14th is Bastille Day. On that day in 1789 the French people stormed the Bastille, thus igniting the spark that led to the French Revolution.

Birth Of A Damnation

Surveying the history of ideas about Hell, Kathryn Gin Lum looks back to a time when Americans seemed especially prone to question its existence: By the time of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, colonists were arguing not just over the wisdom of waging war against England, but also over the justness of […]

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