History

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Thirty-five years and 307 letters to Iowa’s oldest newspaper has taught me a thing or two. My entrance at the turn of the century into the world wide web... more
writing
philosophy
History
News
fake news
When I read this article (see links) the other morning regarding Jean Chretien’s views about how to best address the crisis in Attawapiskat I was floored.  I... more
Attawapiskat
Jean Chretien
First Nations
Indigenous rights
economic paradigm
nation-to-nation
First Nations treaties
Cultural genocide
economics
History
Education
Canadian Prime Minister
Lynn Gehl
Canada
Five years ago, I thought the problems facing developing nations could be solved simply by the introduction and implementation of solar energy, by in fact... more
History
World War One
Europe
bombing
solar energy
Conflict resolution
Development
Children
"We were the PBI. That’s what we called ourselves. The poor bloody infantry. We didn’t know whether we’d be dead or alive the next day, the next hour or the... more
Infantry
World War One
First World War
History
Soldiers
Tommy
Harry Patch
Sacrifice
Cormac Cas was King of Thomond around the fifth century and he spawned a tribal grouping known as the Dál gCais or Dalcassians which dominated Munster until... more
O'Grady family history
O'Grady
History
Canadian History
Geneology
Canada
Ireland
Eire
Milesius
Cormac Cas
Thomond
O'Hart
I downloaded a series of century maps starting in 0 AD a few years ago when I was teaching history. Maps like this show quite clearly that the story of... more
History
Maps
Self determination
Europe
Asia