Category: History

post relating to historical events

Stacking the Deck All Over Again

 ROBERT LA-FOLLETTE’S SENATE REPORT ON CIVIL-LIBERTIES VIOLATIONS OF LABOR RIGHTS AS A RETROSPECTIVE INTERJECTION OF 21ST CENTURY PRACTICE INTRODUCTION How do things really work on our planet now?  One way of answering such a query is to respond that they…

Harking Back to Tinker

How Ought A Union Of Writers Respond To Evisceration Of Student Speech? Introduction Whatever one’s sense of the historical meaning of the initiation of the United States of America, the Bill of Rights, even without the addition of FDR’s ‘Economic…

Tearing Down the Walls

Global Trade & Local Oppression from the Coal Creek Wars to the ‘Debacle in Chattanooga’ With just a modicum of support, a much longer and more thorough examination of this vicious, bloody piece from Dixie’s past would be possible.  That…

If Copying Is Wrong, What’s a Copyright?

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An Initial Brief None other than William Blackstone, storied British jurist and intellectual progenitor of much of the contemporary nexus of ownership and production, had a very astute insight. “There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination and engages…