In God’s name: Nazism

I've previously covered Adolf Hitler in a retrospective that can be read here, and I've covered clerical fascism which can be read here, but in this article I'm going to present facts that show that the Christian movements in Germany actively supported the Nazi party's (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterparte - National Socialist German Workers' Party) uprising. … Continue reading In God’s name: Nazism

American Civil Rights Movement

African Americans spent well over a decade during the 1950s - 1960s fighting for the rights that white Americans took for granted, and this movement should never have needed to happen in a modern, and considered civilised, intelligent society. In the 18th and 19th century slavery was a legal institution in the United States of … Continue reading American Civil Rights Movement

Irish Republican Army

Irish republicanism is the main goal of the paramilitary organisation who called themselves the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A), who fought for the unity and independence of Ireland from British colonisation. They believed that Britain discriminated against Catholicism, and that they attempted to diminish Irish culture and traditions. They aimed to put an end to British … Continue reading Irish Republican Army

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

I’ve previously covered religious terrorism, albeit on briefly in Religion: The Art of War , but I have been watching documentaries of late, and one last night briefly touched upon Jihād and I decided to focus on that, and especially ISIL (ISIS). Jihād has several meanings but it generally means ‘struggle’ in Arabic, and it … Continue reading Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

A retrospective: Hideki Tōjō and the Empire of Japan

The Empire of Japan (大日本帝國 Dai Nippon Teikoku) is an Island nation in the North Pacific Ocean, made up of over 6000 smaller islands, and four main islands, Hokkaidō, Honshū, Shikoku and Kyūshū. Honshū is the most developed, and where most of its economy is based, and is home to Japan’s capital, Tokyo. Four fifths … Continue reading A retrospective: Hideki Tōjō and the Empire of Japan

A retrospective: Inception to Independence

Leif Erikson On October 9th, many parts of Northern Europe, and parts of the U.S where Nordic travellers settled, celebrate Leif Erikson day. October the 9th is when the ship Restauration arrived on American soil for the first time in 1825 after setting sail from Stavanger, Norway. Leif Erikson born (970 ad) was a Norse … Continue reading A retrospective: Inception to Independence