1 SHARES Twitter Facebook Reddit Email Print Before it collapsed, the city of Rome had a population greater than 1,000,000 people. That was an extraordinary accomplishment in the ancient world, made possible by many innovative technologies
What makes heroic strife? To whet th' assassin's knife, Or hunt a Parent's life, wi' bluidy war! Then let your schemes alone, in the State, in the State! Then let your schemes alone, in the State! Then let your schemes alone, Adore th
John Denson talks to Lew Rockwell about how it really started.
SCHLOSS WOLFSEGG--I was watching two very old men slowly approaching the open doors of the Pilatus airplane I was leaning up against when it dawned on me that they were the pilots who were about to fly me to my daughter's wedding.
America is repeating the mistakes of so many nations before it and repudiating its own founding principles. This is happening because the vast majority of the American people have lost touch with their own national history and heritage.
"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is
We wait for the world to fall apart.
The real reasons Europe is being swamped
After commenting on most of the episodes on the first Israeli Prime Ministers in Raviv Drucker's TV series The Captains, I must come back to the one whose episode I have not yet covered: Yitzhak Rabin.
his history and MacEachran's role in it had come to light shortly before I moved to Alberta, through a series of lawsuits filed by eugenics survivors against the Province of Alberta during the 1990s. In my workplace, I met people who had been profe
To this day, the Marshall Plan, that enormous government program for foreign aid and wealth redistribution, is still held up as a model of good government planning, and of the benefits of forcibly redistributing the taxpayers' money.
Sometimes mainstream news outlets talk about historical disasters and make it seem like they're "one-off" events. But really, it couldn't be further from the truth. Our planet has a long history of life-altering disasters, and it's a histor
Kings never impressed him. And Roger Williams was exposed to Kings from early in his life. As a youth, he worked for Sir Edward Coke, who was a lawyer, judge, and held other similar political posts in 17th century England. Williams accompanied him
The ancient Romans were well known for many things – their engineering marvels, their road networks, and the establishment of Roman law throughout the empire. They were, however, also renowned for their war-like nature.
From April 1950, nearly two years after the Zionists in Palestine unilaterally declared independence for the state of Israel, to March 1951, three bombs exploded among Jews in Baghdad, Iraq: one each outside a cafe on Abu Nawwas Street; at the US Inf
Some Memorial Weekend reading
A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the help of an underwater autonomous vehicle operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institut
Professor Robert Shiller, who received the 2013 Nobel prize in economics and is famous for the Case-Shiller Index, published an article on Monday talking about the way the allure of bitcoin fits previous attempts to reinvent money.
Some call it Karma for the imperiaiistic United States. Some call it normalcy bias. What we can all agree on is that America is failing to recognize its place in history and the grave threats that are knocking on the door. Bob Griswold joined me to s
Access to Information Drove the Original American Revolution and the Final Phase now in Progress.
Everything you wanted to know about soft, hard, and nonmurderous automatons.
The settler state of Israel turns 70 on May 14. In imperialist capitals, especially Israel and the U.S., this state built on the bones of the Palestinian people will be praised and celebrated. The U.S. will open its embassy in Jerusalem the same day.
At a Rethinking Economics conference in Oslo last month I pointed out that western politicians and economists are repeating policy errors of the 1930s.
For the time period 900 to 1200 AD, Vikings, by nearly all accounts, ruled the northern Atlantic. Their skill in building strong boats and in navigation allowed them to travel throughout the North Atlantic. Prior research has suggested the Vikings