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some gave all

some gave all


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  8 Comments  •  2 months ago

You Will Not Replace Us

You Will Not Replace Us


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  49 Comments  •  3 months ago

How ‘alternative facts’ threaten US democracy

How ‘alternative facts’ threaten US democracy


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  3 months ago

Knocked Up and the American Impulse to Edit Out Abortion

Knocked Up and the American Impulse to Edit Out Abortion


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  3 months ago

WHY THE PAST 10 YEARS OF AMERICAN LIFE HAVE BEEN UNIQUELY STUPID

WHY THE PAST 10 YEARS OF AMERICAN LIFE HAVE BEEN UNIQUELY STUPID


Via: hal-a-lujah  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  4 months ago

Human History Gets a Rewrite

Human History Gets a Rewrite


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  10 Comments  •  4 months ago

Shackleton's Famous Antarctic Shipwreck Finally Discovered in The World's 'Worst Sea'

Shackleton's Famous Antarctic Shipwreck Finally Discovered in The World's 'Worst Sea'


Via: vic-eldred  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  5 months ago

How Paper Money Saved the Union - WSJ

How Paper Money Saved the Union - WSJ


Via: vic-eldred  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  5 months ago

Are you smarter Than a jeopardy college contestant Part 2

Are you smarter Than a jeopardy college contestant Part 2


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  6 months ago

Here is a final jeopardy question that all three of the college championship contestants got wrong. ================ The first Decoration Day in 1868 , to later become known as Memorial Day,  took...
MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You?  NT users'  results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)

MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You? NT users' results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  63 Comments  •  7 months ago

[Scroll down to see what type various people on NT are....] If you missed it, Part I is HERE. Part III :  MBTI Myers-Briggs Personality Test - Part III: The "Secret" of each...
The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable

The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  7 months ago

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  4 Comments  •  8 months ago

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  17 Comments  •  9 months ago

A survey of America and race just prior to WW2. 
This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.

This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  80 Comments  •  9 months ago

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.


Via: thomas  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  9 months ago

This will be on my reading list.
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating

The Great Resignation Is Accelerating


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  10 months ago

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  10 months ago

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  47 Comments  •  11 months ago

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News    | Smithsonian Magazine

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  11 months ago

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  last year

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  last year

This was an email sent to me by my brother - A long read, but worth it.  Governor General Mary Simon's Father: Bob May; legend of the Eastern Arctic as Hudson Bay post manager --born  in...
This Day In History

This Day In History


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  last year

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  last year

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  8 Comments  •  last year

Good!
1619 - The Year That Changed America

1619 - The Year That Changed America


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  50 Comments  •  last year

I am not going to suggest that this is a momentous article in terms of Newstalkers discussions, but I am posting it as a counterpoint to the constant drumbeat we get from two members in...
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