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Holodomor – Ukraine’s Genocide by Starvation

The word Holodomor translates to death by hunger or killing by starvation. It is the name given to the genocide carried out by Stalin...
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When President Woodrow Wilson Got the Flu

In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson ran for reelection on the slogan, “He Kept Us Out of War.” It was a reference to World War...
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Genocides at the End of History – The Ongoing History of...

In the 1990s, as communism crumbled and the Cold War ended, many in the western world celebrated the pending end of history. The term,...
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The Shah & the Coup: History of Iran and the Next...

This podcast episode looks at the ascent of the Shah and the coup in Iran in 1953. This is part 2 in our series on the History of Iran and the Next War. 
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Barry Goldwater – The New Conservative

When Barry Goldwater is recalled to today's popular imagination, he is remembered as an extremist, a danger, and a war hawk. In his 1964...
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Erasing History

The establishment of the permitted narrative is the telling of history itself and it tells a lot about our own modern society. The efforts to hide parts of our history are not simply to protect us but to tell a new story and define a new future. It is a strategy that has been used before and it has always led to disastrous results.
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The Great Terror

This post looks at the Great Terror, sometimes called the Great Purge, that Joseph Stalin unleashed upon the Soviet Union beginning in 1936. Learn...
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History of Terrorism Part 3: Guy Fawkes & The Gunpowder Plot

This new episode in our history of terrorism podcast series looks at tyrannicide, the religious wars of Europe and the famous Guy Fawkes Gunpowder...
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The Black Death – Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and...

The Black Death Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics Podcast Series - Part 2 The Black Death spread across the eastern hemisphere in the...
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The Death of AQ Khan – REPOST –

Yesterday Abdul Qadeer Khan (AQ Khan) died in Pakistan after being hospitalized for COVID19. Khan is the man responsible for facilitating turning Pakistan into...