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Columbus Crew controversy is best thing that could happen to MLS: World Soccer Talk Podcast

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 49, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Why the Columbus Crew...Show More Summary

How 16th-Century European Mapmakers Described the World’s Oceans

According to medieval mapmakers, the world was made up of three continents ringed by narrow bodies of water. When the voyages of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and Ferdinand Magellan uncovered continents previously unknown to Europeans, this posed a major problem for those cartographers. Show More Summary

Trump defends Christopher Columbus statues to Heritage Foundation

First President Trump hailed the carved symbols of Confederate racism as “beautiful,” and now he’s defending statues dedicated to Christopher Columbus — the man responsible for genocide of North America’s indigenous people. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Social Sinks the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria

It’s been 525 years since Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and much like it was in his own time, people still aren’t sure how to feel about that. The post Social Sinks the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Christopher Columbus was no saint — and neither were the indigenous Americans

To the editor: Steven Hackel, a professor of history at UC Riverside, would have us believe that the indigenous peoples of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries were just sitting around peacefully. Such was hardly the case. (“Why L.A. is right to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples...

Ben Shapiro Apologizes And Deletes Racist Columbus Day Video For Its “Broad-Based Stereotyping”

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire drew gasps on social media when it posted a Columbus Day video which depicted Native Americans as literal bloodthirsty cannibals who were saved from their own savagery by kindly Christopher Columbus, who bestowed literacy, science, and “not-scalping” upon them. Show More Summary

Europe’s Fragile and Bad-debt Ridden Banking System (Happy Columbus Day!

In honor of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, here is review of Italian banks (as well as a benchmark, Deutsche Bank). The post Europe’s Fragile and Bad-debt Ridden Banking System (Happy Columbus Day! was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

THIS IS A GROSS INSULT TO ITALIAN-AMERICANS: “A white paper cover now covers the sculpture of Chris…

THIS IS A GROSS INSULT TO ITALIAN-AMERICANS: “A white paper cover now covers the sculpture of Christopher Columbus and the block it stands on, and the entire display is now surrounded by a chain-link fence.”

Columbus’s Catalan.

Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera of the University of Puerto Rico has a brief but interesting Lingua Franca piece on the national origins of Christopher Columbus: While conventionally regarded as Genovese, his language had resonances of Catalan. Columbus signed documents (and was referred to in state records) as “Colom” — a Catalan last name meaning “dove.” There is […]

Fck You Christopher Columbus - He's in The Bad Place.

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Once again "Columbus Day” is here and the internet is rehashing something that we should already know: Christopher Columbus was a terrible person and this day should be gone. No worries, you can keep your three day holiday, just instead of paying tribute to the beginning of genocide, celebrate the Native population that has survived despite hundreds of years of oppression.

Internet rips conservative Daily Wire site for sharing ‘white supremacist propaganda’ on Columbus Day

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Former Breitbart writer Ben Shapiro‘s latest venture, The Daily Wire, isn’t known for political correctness. But their latest video, which portrays Native Americans prior to contact by Christopher Columbus as savage cannibals, takes their controversial politics to a new level. The...

Why Columbus Day Is Fcked

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In recent months, Christopher Columbus's legacy has been under attack. Statues of the historic explorer have been vandalized in Chicago, New Haven, New York City, and Baltimore. Meanwhile, Los Angeles has decided today is not Columbus Day, but rather Indigenous...

With Columbus Day Announcement, Trump Shows Off His Bigotry (Again)

The president says Europeans like Christopher Columbus made this country "great," but makes no mention of the slaughter or disease he brought to the Americas.

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus

last monthNews : The Lookout

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus?

IT’S COME TO THIS: New Yorkers sign petition to save Christopher Columbus statue. Geez, Bill de …

IT’S COME TO THIS: New Yorkers sign petition to save Christopher Columbus statue. Geez, Bill de Blasio morphed into Winston Smith so slowly, I hardly even noticed.

Bill de Blasio and the Identity Politics of Christopher Columbus

Doreen St. Félix on the controversy surrounding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s review of the city’s historical statues, especially that of Christopher Columbus in Manhattan.

Why does San Francisco have a statue of Christopher Columbus?

Italian explorer’s edifice installed 60 years ago now a curious sight Officially, it’s Columbus Day today across most of the United States. However, cities like Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, and Watsonville observe it as Indigenous...Show More Summary

Genocide Day

Another October so it’s another Genocide Day, by which I mean of course the celebration of the genocidal murderer Christopher Columbus running into America like a drunk who stumbles toward his home, finds himself in someone else’s home, and then rapes, kidnaps and murders all the people who live there. Upon landing in Hispanola, Columbus […]

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