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Time Person of the Year Is Who You Think It Is

Time is out with its Person of the Year, and it's none other than Donald Trump. "The revolution he stirred feels fully American, with its echoes of populists past, of Andrew Jackson and Huey Long and, at its most sinister, Joe McCarthy and Charles Coughlin," writes Nancy Gibbs in the...

1776 Was More About Representation than Taxation

Jen Deaderick at the NBER Digest: 1776 Was More About Representation than Taxation: "No taxation without representation" — the rallying cry of the American Revolution — gives the impression that taxation was the principal irritant between Britain and its American...

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The French Revolution, unlike the American one, was not animated by a desire for limited government but for one based on popular sovereignty. Americans distrusted everyone who wielded power and sought to prevent the abuse of power by surrounding its holders with constitutional checks and subjecting its exercise to the rule of law. Show More Summary

Religion at the End of a Revolutionary Semester

Jonathan Den HartogBack at the beginning of the fall semester, in early September, I laid out some ways I would be integrating religion into my class on "The American Revolution and Early Republic." Now, with the semester drawing toShow More Summary

Forty Years Ago, the CIA Had Its Eye on Jamaica—and Bob Marley Got Shot

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By David Cupples The groundbreaking musician sang about revolution against an unfair global system and nearly paid with his life in 1976. In the U.S., the rise of Bernie Sanders gives reason to believe Americans are becoming aware of the changes that Marley envisioned.

Growing Up Castro

1. The Man in the Mirror Most Americans assume that Fidel Castro burst fully formed onto the historical stage in January 1959 with the triumph of the Cuban Revolution: communist at conception, anti-American in utero, bilious at birth. Show More Summary

North American energy integration poised for rapid transformation

Integrated energy markets throughout North America, including Mexico, might witness a rapid transformation, mainly due to the unconventional hydrocarbon revolution taking place in the United States, according to a new paper from the Mexico Center at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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Revolution Communist Party member Sunsara Taylor will defend protesters who burn the American flag. Pastor Max Lucado will explain why everyone should know why we really celebrate Christmas.

Watch Communist LOSERS Burn American Flags Outside Trump Tower (VIDEO)

Members of the “NYC Revolution Club” burned American flags outside Trump Tower last night. This is a perfect example of... The post Watch Communist LOSERS Burn American Flags Outside Trump Tower (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Cuba: Now That Fidel is Gone What Comes Next?

Click here for reuse options! What can Cuba expect in a matter of months when Donald Trump takes office? New York—Fidel Castro, El Comandante of the Cuban Revolution, died Friday, November 25, three days before American, Delta, Frontier,...Show More Summary

Cuban Americans: share your response to Fidel Catro's death

While some gathered in Miami to celebrate the death of the former Cuban leader, others feel more positive towards him. What was your reaction? Hundreds gathered in Miami, Florida, this weekend to celebrate the death of Cuban revolutionary and former leader Fidel Castro. Show More Summary

The urban-rural divide that bolstered Trump isn’t just an American thing; it’s prevalent in Europe, too

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LONDON — What shaped European politics over the past two years might appear to some like a revolution of rural Europe rising up against the establishment and economic winners. Support for Britain leaving the European Union was highest in rural areas in the June referendum. It is also “rural France” that might empower far-right politician Marine Le Pen next year. In […]

Black America and the Passing of Fidel Castro

Click here for reuse options! Fidel Castro immediately had a special significance for countless Black Americans. It is impossible to discuss Fidel Castro outside of an examination of the Cuban Revolution. And, while I hear that there...Show More Summary

Fidel Castro Is Dead

New York Times: “Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents [...]

Caroline Cox’s Young Continentals

Caroline Cox’s Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution was published earlier this year by the University of North Carolina Press.Unfortunately, Cox, a professor at the University of the Pacific, passed away in 2014. She hadn’t finished...Show More Summary

Watch Green Day Discuss Anti-Trump AMAs Performance on “Corden”

Green Day were the musical guests on last night’s episode of “The Late Late Show With James Corden.” Before playing their Revolution Radio single “Bang Bang,” the band chatted with Corden about their performance at the American Music...Show More Summary

Martin Armstrong Warns "Rising Civil Unrest In America Is Highly Dangerous For The Future"

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com, The American Revolution was inspired by one book entitled Common Sense by Thomas Paine. We even find British political tokens with the saying “END OF PAIN“, which was obviously a pun on his name. He was demonized by the British as the man who inspired the Revolution. Show More Summary

Green Day lashes out at Trump at the AMAs

Green Day is at its best when a widely divisive president ascends to power. That was true in 2004 for “American Idiot,” and it’s maybe even more true in 2016 for “Revolution Radio.” At Sunday’s American Music Awards, where Green Day played the double-time barnstormer “Bang Bang,” the band had the...

AMAs 2016: Watch Green Day Chant “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA”

Green Day performed during tonight’s American Music Awards, performing “Bang Bang” off their most recent album Revolution Radio. During the middle of it, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong led the rest of the band in a chant of, “No Trump,...Show More Summary

Friday Links

Zainab Salbi, An Iraqi American women’s right activists, has a new project. She will be travelling around the world to discover the third gender revolution, and stories about ISIS. The Zainab Salbi Project will be premiering on The Huffington Post. Despite the hopes raised by the Arab Spring five years ago, women in the Arab […]

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