An analysis of Lake Geneva's early history
The first questions that need to be answered include why ... War “nouveau bourgeoisie,” were anxious to emulate their eastern counterparts who had built massive summer homes on the oceanfront in places like Newport, R.I. Geneva Lake, and especially ...
‘Rocks Falling from the Sky’: Settlers attack Palestinians and internationals in Dura al-Kara
It was a group of five teenage settlers from Beit Eil. They were directly ... and help us decide how to handle this situation. We are there everyday from now until the 15th of October. What happens then after? We need support. The village, like many ...
Andrew Lambert on The War of 1812
With the bicentennial of the War of 1812 coming up, we’re likely going ... The British were aligned with the Indians there at the time, because Lambert says, they were interested in trading, while the American settlers were farming and pushing the ...
War of 1812 bicentennial: USA shrugs as Canada goes all out
Many Americans aren't that into the War of 1812 — not like Canadians ... for British support for a sort of buffer state against American expansion. With the end of the war, they lost any hope of independence from, or equality with, the settlers.
Why I support the BKos/Sistahspeak Boycott UPDATED
There are various reasons why ... like of Arthur Poet, and then the sustained trolling of BKos and its editors, especially Denise Oliver Velez, who I knew from MYDD days, that I got a small clue what it was like to be a black commenter here. Not only were ...