Why Do American Jews Idealize Soviet Communism

Why Do American Jews Idealize Soviet Communism?

Source: tabletmag.com Editor’s note: Tablet is an online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture. Perpetuating the romance of the Bolshevik regime, whose ‘good intentions’ cannot mask the horrors imposed in its name [In] this country there was a time when virtually all intellectual vitality was derived in one way or another from the Communist Party. If you were not somewhere within the party’s wide orbit, then you were likely to be in the opposition, which meant that much of your ...

The oldest known trousers are 3,000-years-old & amazingly preserved Tarim Basin Ujgur

The oldest known trousers are 3,000-years-old & amazingly preserved

That’s right – these were being worn 1000 years before the birth of Christ. Archaeologists say that the two men whose remains were recently excavated from tombs in western China put their pants on one leg at a time, just like the rest of us do today. With straight-fitting legs and a wide crotch, the ancient wool trousers resemble modern riding pants, says a team led by archaeologists Ulrike Beck and Mayke Wagner of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin. The discoveries, uncovered in ...

Egyptians First ever genome study of mummies reveals they were more Uyghur Turkish and European than African

Egyptians: First ever genome study of mummies reveals they were more Turkish and European than African

The surprising ancestry of ancient Egyptians: First ever genome study of mummies reveals they were more Turkish and European than African Researchers performed a detailed analysis of the DNA of ancient mummies They found that ancient Egyptians were closely related to European populations  Traditional communities in the Levant and Neolithic Europe were close relatives Study found that modern Egyptians share more ancestry with Sub-Saharan Africans than ancient Egyptians did The ...

Realistic wooden paintings depict the ancient faces of Egypt from 2000 years ago

Realistic wooden paintings depict the ancient faces of Egypt from 2000 years ago

Art has always served as the most profound and pure communication form, a frozen fragment of time that allows people of the future to peek in the past. With the help of art, we’ve learned how our ancestors looked, lived, loved and suffered. Another reason to cherish and appreciate art are the paintings popularly known as the Fayum Mummy portraits. The wooden panels date to the first century BC and show startlingly realistic portraits of ancient faces from the Coptic Period. The almost ...

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The Last Samurai: The True History Behind The Film

The Last Samurai is a pretty solid, although underrated film. The action is well done, and the fusion of old and new, as well as the many ideologies throughout the movie are delivered in an interesting and enjoyable fashion. No Hollywood historical epic is accurate, although almost all are based on a well-known story or a particularly important period. The Last Samurai picks a fascinating time and place; the Meiji Restoration period of Japan. The young Emperor Meiji (center) meeting with ...

The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America

The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America

PORTLAND, Ore.— Victor Pierce has worked on the assembly line of a Daimler Trucks North America plant here since 1994. But he says that in recent years he’s experienced things that seem straight out of another time. White co-workers have challenged him to fights, mounted “hangman’s nooses” around the factory, referred to him as “boy” on a daily basis, sabotaged his work station by hiding his tools, carved swastikas in the bathroom, and written the word “nigger” on walls in the factory, according ...

The Taliban in Afghanistan

The Taliban in Afghanistan

The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion toppled the regime for providing refuge to al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. The Taliban regrouped across the border in Pakistan, where its central leadership, headed by Mullah Mohammed Omar, leads an insurgency against the Western-backed government in Kabul. Both the United States and Afghanistan have pursued a negotiated settlement with the Taliban, but talks ...

500 Year Old Map Was Discovered That Shatters The “Official” History Of The Planet

500 Year Old Map Was Discovered That Shatters The “Official” History Of The Planet

Human history is quite an enigma. We know so little, and much of what we think we know seems to be highly questionable in the wake of new evidence, as well as pre-existing information that challenges our current understanding of the world. Our world is no stranger to unexplained mystery, and there are numerous examples of verified phenomenon, ancient monuments, books, teachings, understandings and more that lack any explanation and counter what we’ve already been taught. We are like a race ...

Confederate History – Dispelling the Myths

Confederate History – Dispelling the Myths

History books, the media, the school systems, etc abound in falsehoods and inaccuracies of Confederate and Southern history. This fact sheet will help to clarify and dispell some of these rampant inaccuracies. MYTH – The War of 1861 – 1865 was fought over slavery. FACT – Terribly untrue. The North fought the war over money. Plain and simple. When the South started Secession, Lincoln was asked, “Why not let the South go in peace?” To which he replied, “I can’t let them go. Who would pay for ...