Archive for ‘history’

September 25, 2017

The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

“Bluestockings” was the “Sassy” for young women of Meiji-era Japan.

Source: The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

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September 7, 2017

Fractured Identity: The 12 Best Vietnam War Books – Signature Reads

The Vietnam War was one of the most pivotal moments in U.S. history, and these twelve are some of the best Vietnam War books out there.

Source: Fractured Identity: The 12 Best Vietnam War Books – Signature Reads

September 6, 2017

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

The real story of how Dick Gregory helped find the bodies of three slain Civil Rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.

Source: How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

September 5, 2017

This Exhibition Traces the History of Lynching in America

At the Brooklyn Museum, the Equal Justice Initiative examines the path of racial terror in America and its continuing legacy.

Source: This Exhibition Traces the History of Lynching in America

September 2, 2017

Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

Source: Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

September 1, 2017

Winter is coming in Donald Trump’s Washington – The Financial Times – Medium

The administration’s implosion is likely to accelerate amid subpoenas and suspicion

Source: Winter is coming in Donald Trump’s Washington – The Financial Times – Medium

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 10, 2016

A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

“Democracy Now!” was at Standing Rock before the mainstream media even knew about it — and that’s nothing new

Source: A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

December 9, 2016

Diary of a Concentration Camp Survivor – Community – UTNE Reader

Follow one man’s journey to survive and document his time in a Nazi concentration camp.

Source: Diary of a Concentration Camp Survivor – Community – UTNE Reader

November 13, 2016

Archaeologists Just Discovered a Bronze-Age City in Northern Iraq | Foreign Policy

It took some digging, but there’s finally good news coming out of Iraq. Archaeologists announced this week that they discovered the remains of a Bronze…

Source: Archaeologists Just Discovered a Bronze-Age City in Northern Iraq | Foreign Policy