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Killers in the Name of God – Part 1: The Caliphates

This is part 1 of the three part podcast series that look at the history of Islamic Extremism. JB Shreve looks at the early history of Islam to separate fact from fiction, or in this...
boko haram fact sheet

[FACT SHEET] BOKO HARAM

This Boko Haram Fact sheet is part of my wider in depth look at this terrorist group. You can learn more about Boko Haram with full fact sheets, timelines, backgrounders and history here. Boko Haram Fact...

Some Truth About Welfare

We all know what welfare is and as a heated and polarized election season has kicked off we will no doubt hear much about this system and its needed reform – or from some...

Brainwashing in the 21st Century – Viacom

Part 2 If you are my age you remember a time when MTV actually played music videos. Today the channel is much more active in running reality TV and award shows that feature the most...

Brainwashing in the 21st Century – Walt Disney Company

A look at how modern media owns the rights to influence and manipulate our perceptions from the cradle to the grave.

ISIS Timeline

ISIS Timeline Infographic

1967 Six Days War Timeline – Infographic – the End of History

This is a graphic of the 1967 Six Days War timeline. It goes well with my podcasts and guides on the story. Learn more about the Six Days War here: A Complete and Balanced...

26 Great Reads for Understanding Modern India

I still have several episodes left to completion of the series on the history of modern India but I thought I would go ahead and get this listing out. At the end of each podcast...

Natural Disasters and Unnatural Losses

The whole world has watched the tragedy in the Philippines unfold this past week and held our breath together as the death counts rise higher and higher. In addition to Typhoon Haiyan there were...

What a Difference a Decade Makes

This chart shows the economic growth in different nations of the Eurozone following the implementation of the Euro. Note the relations between debt and GDP. The snapshot in the top right of the image...