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Mar 24, 2020

President Andrew Jackson's 'Indian Removal Act' of 1830 set in motion a 1000 mile journey of death and disease for the Cherokee, Seminole, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Creek.

In this heartbreaking story, who really should be regarded as the "civilised", and who the "savages"?

Jul 26, 2019

It is all too tempting to judge those in the past by today's moral norms. Do Abraham Lincoln's racist statements nullify any of his achievements? Should people who did things we nowadays find morally repugnant be condemned when they knew no better? Are any actions intrinsically morally good or bad?



Jul 11, 2019

The world's most impressive seafarers and statue builders were reduced from a thriving community of many thousands to just 111 traumatised survivors.

These Rapa Nui people were the victims of their harsh environment, disease, enslavement and gun toting Europeans, Americans and Peruvians. All this after they had already...

Jun 27, 2019

"Deus Vult"

The First Crusade, called by the Pope in the name of God, contained the horrors of massacres and cannibalism.
However, it is one of history's most misunderstood conflicts. Properly understanding this subject within its context can only help Christian-Muslim relations.




Jun 13, 2019

The Argentine Military Junta's brutal campaign of repression, torture and murder that resulted in 30,000 left wing supporters "disappearing" and 500 children taken from their families to be raised by childless members of the military.



J. Hedges - Argentina: A Modern History

P.H. Lewis -...