In August 2014, Pope Francis warned a group of journalists hat “we are in a world at war everywhere.” He recalled: “A man said to me, ‘Father, we are in World War III, but spread out in small pockets everywhere.’ He was right.” The pope’s conclusion was partly a reflection of the time. Show More Summary
Carrie Fisher’s death at the end of December shook the world, as the Star Wars actress was one of the most popular personalities in pop culture history. Less than a month after her passing, Carrie Fisher’s family and those that worked with her over the years are still deep in mourning and trying to process... Show More Summary
Last week, I reached for my Philip Roth ? his splendid novel, The Plot Against America. This week, I reached for my George Orwell. In 1946, as Europe was digging out from the ruin of World War II – a genuine case of mass carnage as opposed...Show More Summary
The second world war left Japan scarred and broken. A new show charts its recovery in the decades after Hiroshima, as street urchins gave way to student protests and modernity. These amazing photographs were taken by Japanese photographer...Show More Summary
Here: [Samuel] Huntington is most famous for arguing in The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order that the post-Cold War world would not be defined by the universalization of liberal values but by ethnic frictions within nations...
It’s a tough task keeping up-to-date with what’s going on in the world sometimes. Seemingly every week there are elections, terrorist attacks, wars, and all those other very serious things, as well new music, books, films, art exhibitions and mountains of new stuff to spend your money on. There are more distractions than ever out there […]
Michael Peck Security, Americas For almost 73 years, the USS England has set a record for most subs sunk by a single ship. That record remains unbroken. Destroyer escorts were the econo-warships of the U.S. Navy in World War II. Designed...Show More Summary
There is a global push by lawmakers to eliminate the use of physical cash around the world. This movement is often referred to as “The War on Cash”, and there are three major players involved: 1. The Initiators Who? Governments, central...Show More Summary
The phrase used by President Trump has been linked to anti-Semitism during World War II.
"Left Wing" / "Centrist Analysis Of What The Left Wing Said" And "Right Wing Analysis Of The Left Wing"I DO NOT BLAME THE MEDIA PROPAGANDISTS FOR ENGINEERING A NARRATIVE.WHEN YOU ARE TOO BLIND TO SEE WHAT THEY ARE DOING AND FOLLOW THEM,...Show More Summary
Robert Beckhusen Security, Europe From Tom Clancy to the real world? Tom Clancy’s 1986 novel Red Storm Rising depicts a conventional war between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. It’s one of Clancy’s best books and, interesting for a storyShow More Summary
Myron Stout, who was born in Denton, Texas, in 1908, made an early decision to be a painter but didn’t hit his stride until the late 1940s, after he had served in World War II. The post The Desire for the Unattainable: Myron Stout’s Paintings and Drawings appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Carol Danvers might be the most high-profile female superhero in Marvel's comic book universe after the events of last year's Civil War II series, but the same can't be said of her position in the real world — at least, not yet. A new video series from Marvel aims to change that. Show More Summary
'The Portraits of 108' is Jinhyun Cha's harrowing photographic series of surviving Korean “comfort women,” sexual slaves to the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
While most are well aware that President Obama is leaving office having almost doubled the national debt during his 'reign', the more concerning fact is that this debt-splosion came with the weakest economic recovery in US history. What...Show More Summary
The America First Committee formed in 1940 against U.S. involvement in World War II included Nazi sympathizers such as Charles Lindbergh.
At the center of his foreign policy vision, Donald Trump has put “America First,” a phrase with an anti-Semitic and isolationist history going back to the years before the U.S. entry into World War II. Trump started using the slogan in the later months of his campaign, and despite requests from the...
Newly sworn-in President Donald Trump called on all Americans to come together Friday, but he did not extend that invitation to the rest of the world. Instead, Trump issued a … Click to Continue »
EXCLUSIVE: Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to Churchill, a new drama about Winston Churchill and the 1944 D-Day invasion that turned the tide of World War II in Europe. The plan is to release the Jonathan Teplitzky-directed pic in June, coinciding with the invasion’s anniversary. Show More Summary
Since the end of World War 2, the United States has attempted to overthrow more than 50 foreign governments, most of them democratically-elected. And other sharp observations from a great wit of the left, William Blum.