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History.com: This Day In History (January 26-1918): Ukraine declares its independence

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By History.com Editors. Soon after the Bolsheviks seized control in immense, troubled Russia in November 1917 and moved towards negotiating peace with the Central Powers, the former Russian state of Ukraine declares its total independence. One of pre-war Russia’s most prosperous areas, the vast, flat Ukraine (the name can…

News for the weekend of 2023 January 14-15

Dear Some View on the World reader, Catch up on the stories that matter to you with our carefully selected articles, below. Five unmissable stories Prince Harry exclusive interview: ‘This is not about trying to collapse the monarchy, this is about trying to save them from themselves’. Prince Harry exclusive: ‘There’s enough for another bookContinue reading “News for the weekend of 2023 January 14-15”

Croatia: The Glamorization of Fascism

Originally posted on Red October Goth:
Croatian-Australians marching in Sydney waving flags of the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia and portraits of Ustasha-lover Franjo Tudjman. “If the Croats were part of the Reich, we’d have them serving as faithful auxiliaries of the German Führer, to police our marshes. The Croats are a proud people…The…

Madrid 1936: Spanish Workers Fought Back the Fascists

Originally posted on Red October Goth:
The banner reads “They Shall Not Pass! Fascism wants to conquer Madrid! Madrid will be the tomb of Fascism!” November 1936, Madrid workers erecting a barricade to keep Franco’s fascist army out of the city. Original Facebook Note #17 published 4 February 2017 “At the present time, while this…

The Telegraph Frontpage Wednesday 2022 December 28

Good morning. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst is being urged to tackle a “toxic culture” of sexual assault, with a charity saying hundreds of servicewomen had reported abuse during their training. And about 50,000 middle-class families will be hit with an effective tax rate of at least 80pc and as high as 96pc next year,Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Wednesday 2022 December 28”

The Telegraph dispatches from Ukraine 2022 December

Ukrainians fire rockets at Russian positions Credit: AP Photo/LIBKOS The shine has once again been removed from the Russian military By Dominic Nicholls, Associate Editor (Defence) Defence watchers love dates: battles, anniversaries, the first use of a novel weapon, for example. All are guaranteed to come up one year in the bumper Christmas quiz. SomeContinue reading “The Telegraph dispatches from Ukraine 2022 December”

How willing are people to stand up for their values and beliefs

One can find several people doing violence against the truth. Similarly, there is Richard Martin who claims that fascism and communism are twin brothers.

New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04

By Amelia Nierenberg Writer, Briefings August 29 We’re covering artillery strikes near a nuclear plant in Ukraine and a political scandal in Finland. Shelling around the Zaporizhzhia power plant has raised fears of a catastrophic nuclear accident.David Guttenfelder for The New York Times Attacks near Ukraine nuclear plant intensify Russian artillery strikes continued near theContinue reading “New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Revealed / ‘Disturbing’ race divide in cancer patients’ wait times in England Exclusive: analysis of 126,000 cases over a decade shows black and Asian people face longer delays   A damning review of the world’s largest primary care database by the University of Exeter and the Guardian discovered minority ethnic patients wait longerContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04”