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Seattle Wants to Kill Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Columbus Day, indigenous people, history, human rights, violence )

Nancy
- 363 days ago - magazine.good.is
Minneapolis, Minnesota voted in April to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on the same date as Columbus Day, the first policy change of its sort in years. Columbus Day may soon be a thing of the past in Seattle, Washington.
The Decline and Fall of Modern Civilisation: 8 Simple Steps to Squandering It All
Society & Culture  (tags: baseless hatred, civilization collapse, interesting, history )

Hilary
- 213 days ago - algemeiner.com
Great civilizations do not arise built in a day, nor do they collapse all of a sudden. Deterioration is gradual, therefore noticeable.
'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, movies, ethics, history, government, media, culture, society )

Cal
- 234 days ago - npr.org
Selma's treatment of President Lyndon B. Johnson has sparked a controversy that could threaten the film's legacy and, in the short term, its chances for prestigious awards.
Your Teachers Got These 10 Things From History Really, Really Wrong ~ What Lies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, history, U.S., government, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, children, interesting, politics, dishonesty, movies, media, humans )

Carrie
- 170 days ago - viralnova.com
Our teachers, our text books, and pop culture often misrepresent ~ or straight-up fudge ~ the historical truth to fit with the commonly told stories of what took place. So let's undo some of the damage myths have done to the facts, and find out what ...
The History Of The Color Green
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Art History, color, history, humans, interesting, education, society, world )

Carrie
- 351 days ago - nybooks.com
We live in colors. They fill our waking moments, they form a part of our every apprehension of the visible world, and they govern many of the choices we make about the ways we define or express ourselves.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus, dishonesty, ethics, education, children, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, society, culture, world, violence )

Carrie
- 323 days ago - jacobinmag.com
"They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants ... with fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want."
New Site Catalogs Documentary Films About Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, movies, society, culture, history, 'PalestineDocs', interesting, news, humans, education, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 329 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine - and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots - if the quality and quantity...
"Delegitimize Zionism," Says Israeli Filmmaker (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, Human Rights, history, sadness, family, children, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 297 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Not only does On the Side of the Road confront the reality of 1948, it examines how Israelis deal with that past today -- how it is taught to the young; how the facts about it are available; how those facts are sometimes deliberately ignored.
On Israel's Little-Known Concentration and Labor Camps in 1948-1955
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Palestinian stolen lands, zionis, -racism, Right of Return, Palestinian human rights, history, Israeli concentration-labor camps. world, ICRC, Ijlil, media, news, usa, violence, americans, government, freedoms, murder )

Jess
- 79 days ago - english.al-akhbar.com
The internment of thousands of Palestinian civilians within at least 22 Zionist-run concentration and labor camps that existed from 1948 to 1955 and the contours of this historical crime
   

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