Out on the vast plains of the Kazakh steppe lies a place with an eerie secret. Covering an 18,500 square km stretch of wilderness, it looks to all intents and purposes like just another swathe of endless grassland. Yet this quiet exterior hides a sinister past. During the years of the Soviet Union, this area…Read More Semipalatinsk: The Most Nuked Place on Earth
I was basically driven by good intentions, I really didn’t hurt anybody, the fact, that I promoted views that encourage others to hurt people is very sad. It was totally okay for us to say Sieg Heil in the school, as a greeting. It was completely part of our daily life. During secondary school, I…Read More Do good for the nation – but how?
When one approaches people from within liberal societies I think what one has to ask is how much the objection is to the theory and how much the objection is really to the practice. Because many critics of liberalism themselves I think depend on certain liberal understandings simply for the freedom to practice their own…Read More Theory vs. practice: How is liberalism criticized? | Chandran Kukathas | Big Think
>>FROM THE HEARTLAND OF AMERICA TO EVERY NATION ON EARTH, THIS IS JACK VAN IMPE PRESENTS━THE TRUTH IN NEWS AND COMMENTARY. HERE NOW ARE DOCTORS JACK AND REXELLA VAN IMPE.>>ALMOST EVERYONE HAS QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TRIBULATION, ABOUT ARMAGEDDON AND I KNOW THAT MANY OF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. AND YOU KNOW HONEY, I THINK ISRAEL IS…Read More Jack Van Impe Presents — January 24, 2020
>>John Haskell: Welcome to the Library of Congress. I’m John Haskell, Director of the Kluge Center. In today’s program, I have, at the end of the dais up here, Hope Harrison, who is a history professor at George Washington University, and the author of After the Fall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany,…Read More The Fall of the Berlin Wall & the Future of Democracy
How do you prove that the earth is round? In ancient Greece, a wise man said that the earth was round, but no one believed. However, they realized that when traveling from north to south, clusters of stars that usually appear suddenly disappear, and other clusters appear to replace them Until then, a sailor sailed…Read More Membuktikan bumi itu bulat, Bagaimana caranya?
PRESENTER: Our next speaker is Heather Sharkey. Heather Sharkey is professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of several books. One published in 2003 is entitled Living with Colonialism– Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Her…Read More Global Christianities: Perspectives, Methods, and Challenges Conference: Session 2, Part 2
AUDIENCE: [cheers/applause]. PETE BUTTIGIEG: Thank you. Hello, Sioux City. AUDIENCE: [greetings] PETE: Thanks for giving me the warm – and I do mean warm – welcome. Makes me feel right at home. And thanks so much to North High School for hosting us. A big thank you to JD Scholton. I’m not sure what his…Read More A New Call to Service
– A while back, our creative director, the brilliant and handsome Jesse Wood was filming a rally that ran down the east coast of the U.S. Jesse said that when it came time to drive south from New York to Miami, everyone opted to drive around Virginia. He said very cryptically. – No one drives…Read More This is the Most Unfair State For Car Owners
Politicians lie. We all know that. That is not an indictment of all politicians—it’s simply part of the game. It’s our job, as informed citizens, to figure out the truth. And that’s where journalists and the media come in. They are supposed to help us ferret out fact from fiction. So when they get a…Read More The Charlottesville Lie