Category: History

Heritage of hate: How the Confederacy created Charlottesville

American white supremacists take their cues from a far older influence than the Nazis: the Confederate States of America, a nation dedicated to upholding and extending slavery.

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The lie that killed old England

950 years ago, the Battle of Hastings was fought in Sussex, and the face of English history changed forever. The Old English tradition disappeared forever, taking with it a system of government, a language, and a literary canon. All this was based on a lie perpetrated by William the Conqueror to advance his ambitions.