Chicago: Don’t Ask Those Who Caused the Problem to Solve the Problem

Given the social, political, and cultural history of Chicago, no one who could do anything about the murders and chaos in Chicago really cares. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Chicago: Don’t Ask Those Who Caused the Problem to Solve the Problem

Hitler & Trump: “The Great Man” Theory Debunked

Authored by Gerold via GeroldBlog.com, We’re told that great leaders make history. Like so much of what we are taught, that’s a load of bunk. Yes, great leaders make it into the history books, but they do not make history. You make history. I make…

Massive “Fire Tornado” Blaze Started By A Flat Tire; White House Declares “Major Disaster” In California

One the most destructive wildfires in California history, the Carr fire, is still raging with only about 40% of it contained while elsewhere in the state, especially in the north, fires continue to expand. Overnight a seventh person was reported killed by the Carr fire as…

A Brief History Of US Covert Action In Syria – Part 3

In part 3 of this corrective history of the Syrian proxy war, we chart ISIS’ rapid advance into central Syria and inroads into the Damascus suburbs, as well as Russian intervention and the resulting failure of US regime change plans. See Part 1 here and…

Visualizing The World’s Largest Megacities By 2100

Throughout the course of human history, the biggest cities have always seemed impossibly large. For many millennia, it was almost unfathomable for a city to sustain more than 1 million residents. In fact, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, it wasn’t until the 19th century…

A Brief History Of US Covert Action In Syria – Part 2

In part 2 of this corrective history of the Syrian proxy war which notable Middle East experts have lately urged is important and essential reading, William Van Wagenen demonstrates the direct US-al Qaeda relationship during the heart of the war, resulting in genocide against religious minorities. Part 1 is available…

Visualizing The Short History Of America’s Trade Wars

History is full of trade wars. In the majority of cases, the consequences are mostly economic – trade barriers are enacted, and then retaliatory measures are used to counter. Relations can continue to escalate until an understanding can be reached by both parties. In the…