Andrew Lambert on The War of 1812
With the bicentennial of the War of 1812 coming up, we’re likely going to hear more about it as the months go by. One such discussion took place on BBC radio the other day, with British naval historian Andrew Lambert giving his take on the war ...
The War of 1812: Not Much For Americans To Celebrate
Jay Newton-Small wonders why there isn’t more interest in commemorating the War of 1812: But even though the U.S. won it [bold mine-DL], the War of 1812 seems to be the buck-toothed stepsister of American military victories. This is probably because the ...
Derfner has gotten ‘amazing support’
I appreciate your support more than I can say. Thanks again. It’s amazing that Derfner has gotten amazing support. And why ... They were justifying forces that had committed terrorism against Israelis, killing thousands of people like themselves.
Why I support the Olympia Co-op boycott
Why? No manufacture is allowed in Gaza due to shortages of materials. Farmers are ... still reach out in support of those who have taken a broader stance. This is a movement issue. Finally, there is the matter of Rachel Corrie. Like Rachel, those who ...
The sorry saga of the American farmers of Jaffa
As soon as the land was theirs, the new settlers ... And again, like their counterparts all over the country – many of whom had become Nazi sympathizers – the Germans in Jaffa were expelled by the British during the Second World War.