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A review of "Who rules the World?"

Posted October 4th, 2016 at 12:29 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 10th, 2016 at 03:57 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post a review of Noam Chomsky's "Who rules the World"?

Per usual, Noam Chomsky covers American and world foreign policy, history, and re-iterates some of his usual points.

William Polk (son of noted diplomat Frank Polk, and distant descendant of President James K. Polk) is a noted foreign policy consultant who is referenced by Chomsky in this work.

Thus, topics covered are Neo-Liberalism, the reponsibility of intellectuals, wage slavery,...
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British Kings and Queens

Posted September 30th, 2016 at 01:39 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 17th, 2016 at 07:49 PM by Piccolo

∆thelstan- King of the English from 927-939



Alfred the Great


Richard the Lion Heart- Won the second crusade, captured Cypress from the byzantines. Was captured (I think by Austria......)

William the conquerer- Norman........


Henry VII
Henry VIII
Queen Elizabeth 1.





Queen Elizabeth still reigns England! (I think it is Prince Charles who is heir- apparant....)
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Reccomended books

Posted September 6th, 2016 at 09:13 PM by Piccolo
Updated September 12th, 2016 at 01:42 PM by Piccolo

Man's Search for Meaning- Viktor Frankl

The Joseph Campbell Companion

The Power of Myth (Bill Moyers interviews Joseph Campbell. Check it out on youtube).

Will Durant's "Story of Civilization".


Also, quotes sites, such as:

azquotes.com

https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Main_Page

http://liberty-tree.ca/
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About communism

Posted September 3rd, 2016 at 11:00 PM by General Winter
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Video with English subtitles.

Attention!This is not Karl Marx bio, neither it is short content of Capital etc., i.e this video designed in order to reach wide audience,to make people who never knew or heard anything about communism would be interested in it.



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William H McNeill, A Tribute

Posted August 25th, 2016 at 12:40 PM by Tuthmosis III

Alas! I have just learned this day that my world history hero, William Hardy McNeill passed on July 8. He was 98.

Where do I start?...

The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community (1963)
Plagues and Peoples (1976)
The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force, and Society since AD 1000 (1982)
Keeping Together in Time: Dance and Drill in Human History (1995)
The Human Web: A Bird's Eye View of World History (2003, with son John R McNeill)...
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