My generation associated dystopias, such as George Orwell’s 1984, with the Soviet Union, a country in which explanations were controlled and criticism of Stalin would land a person in the Gulag. We thoug
Only a relatively few historians acknowledge just how close Britain came to losing the First World War.
Update Aug. 12, 2017: Here is David Irving’s account of his arrest, trial, and imprisonment in Austria. His conviction was overturned by a higher court, and he was released.
War in the Pacific was won months before Franklin Roosevelt’s April 12, 1945 death.
He declined to accept the Japanese offer of surrender. So did Harry Truman when he became president.
To the question of whether Europeans owe anything to Britain the answer, I agree, is most certainly yes. As to whether Britons owe anything to Continental Europeans, the answer is surely an even more resounding yes. That is not to attenuate Brit
NB – This essay does not constitute an endorsement or condemnation by the Libertarian Alliance of any candidate in the present General Election. SIG
In Finland, any citizen has the right to express political positions at rallies without the permission of the authorities.
There is a real straggle now for the soul of humanity. And for me, because I am a Jew and Israeli, the role that Jews play in this entire world conflict is essential. As usual, Jews are a kind of in the middle of both sides. And that is a very interesting situation.