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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Karl Marx’s birthday celebrated by NY Times, links #MeToo, Black Lives Matter to Marxism

Kyung Hee University associate philosophy professor Jason Barker wrote an op-ed for The New York Times recognizing the anniversary Karl Marx’s birthday. It’s titled: “Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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‘Paul Apostle of Christ’ highlights the Christian persecution and hunger for righteousness in Paul’s ministry

Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ attempted to capture some of the horror and tragedy of Jesus Christ’s murder, his crucifixion. Now, picking up years after Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Michigan State’s Shreena Gandhi says whites doing yoga are guilty of exploiting ‘a system of power, privilege, and oppression’

A professor of religious studies at Michigan State University recently argued that white people who practice yoga are guilty of enjoying a “system of power, privilege, and oppression.” Michigan State University More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Oregon’s Reed College amends Western Civ class after protests call it ‘Caucasoid’ and ‘Eurocentric’

The Reed College adminstration and staff have agreed to revise the mandatory freshman humanities course, Humanities 110, focused on the Western Canon in response to student protests which called it “Caucasoid” More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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The First Groundhog Day: February 2, 1887 and the beginning of the Punxsutawney Phil traditions

On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The legend of Punxsutawney Phil is born. According to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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6 Wars that changed history forever

Irrespective of whether people like it or not, wars have played a great role in shaping the world to what it is right now. The current political situation, the number of developed and under-developed countries are More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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New college education study: graduates getting ‘random, unconnected courses’ ‘gaps in their basic skills and knowledge’

A recent national survey found that a “genuine, well-rounded college education” is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, finding that most studnets are left with a “thin and patchy More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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5 Things I Adore About Living in Mexico City

Just after college my buddy Dean Kirkland WA resident like myself and ex-college roomie, jumped in the car and went on a road trip from Washington to Vancouver. This was the first road trip that we had ever been More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Georgia Middle School teacher asks her student to draw a ‘Nazi mascot’

A teacher at Shiloh Middle School in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is being criticized for a homework assignment in which they asked students to draw a “Nazi mascot.” photo/ twitter Fox 4 News The assignment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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5 Top Museums You Need to Visit to Help with Your History Studies

There are thousands of museums around the world that house a variety of art and history pieces for the public to view, but what museums offer the biggest and most famous collections? If you’re currently studying More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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‘Is Genesis History’ opens to sold out cinemas, two nights added: March 2 and March 7

“Is Genesis History?” debuted in movie theaters on February 23 to incredible audience support and sold-out auditoriums around the country, ranking No. 1 at the box office for the day above all other major film More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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‘Is Genesis History’ Documentary screens tonight

In the exciting new documentary, IS GENESIS HISTORY?, Dr. Del Tackett leads audiences on a remarkable journey through evidence from renowned scientists and Bible scholars that supports historic claims in the Book More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Origins Journey of Humankind’ begins March 6

In the greatest adventure saga ever told — the story of human civilization — National Geographic presents ORIGINS: The Journey of Humankind – an eight-part series that traces the innovations More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Unbelievable facts on the Dead Sea: Stay informed

The Dead Sea is also called the Salt Sea and is a salty lake which forms a border to Jordan to the east and Israel and West Bank to the west. It is touted to be one of the truly unique and interesting places on More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Remember the Holocaust, ‘we stand in solidarity with our Jewish brother and sisters’

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, designated as a memorial day for the six million European Jews, including 1.5 million children, that were annihilated by the Nazi regime in concentration camps More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Babe Didrikson Zaharias: ‘Greatest female athlete of all-time’

Let’s have a blast from the past as we look back to one of the multi-talented female athletes in all of history, Babe Didrikson, considered one of the utmost female sports personalities of all-time. She More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Time names Trump ‘Person of the Year,’ adding ‘devil horns’ which is praised by liberals

Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in November in part by attacking the bias of the media and skewed treatment of the GOP. Now TIME Magazine has honored the President-elect, but the photo has been called into More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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‘The Man in the High Castle’ season 2: Stephen Root revealed to be cast as titular character

Amazon Studios confirmed that Stephen Root has landed the title role in The Man in the High Castle, its adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alt-history novel about life in the former United States after the Allied More...


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