Dependence to Independence

Dependence to Independence

♪ Garry with his Armagh hat on.. And who have we got here?.. Garry was the same as most other teenage people. He run about with his cousins and neighbours, a lot of people, and he met a lot of friends. He was the same as anybody else, the same as any other teenager. He Read more about Dependence to Independence[…]

India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4

India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4

The independence movement in India lasted an astounding 190 years. First, revolutionaries had to free themselves from the powerful East India Company, then take on the British Empire. After making massive contributions to the British victories in both World Wars, the Indian people were growing increasingly frustrated at their second-class status. By 1920 a lawyer Read more about India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4[…]

1972: Activists Hijack Live Show, Demand Gay Liberation

1972: Activists Hijack Live Show, Demand Gay Liberation

Philadelphia was known for – is known for American Bandstand. It’s the birthplace of American Bandstand and all those teenage dancing shows in the afternoon. Well, the progression of that in Philadelphia was in the summertime they had “Summertime on Steel Pier in Atlantic City” where they would do a broadcast of people dancing, teenangers Read more about 1972: Activists Hijack Live Show, Demand Gay Liberation[…]

The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction

The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction

The Gatling gun. When John Gatling patented this revolutionary weapon in 1862, the battlefields had seen nothing like it before. The Gatling gun could kill foot soldiers by the hundreds; and many believed that this would finally illustrate the futility of war. Sadly, even this mass killing machine did little to give men pause. In Read more about The Price of Peace – Mutually Assured Destruction[…]

A project of peace, painted across 50 buildings | eL Seed

A project of peace, painted across 50 buildings | eL Seed

So when I decided to create an art piece in Manshiyat Naser, the neighborhood of the Cairo garbage collectors in Egypt, I never thought this project would be the most amazing human experience that I would ever live. As an artist, I had this humanist intention of beautifying a poor and neglected neighborhood by bringing Read more about A project of peace, painted across 50 buildings | eL Seed[…]

HISTORY SERIES : EPISODE #1- 1971 BANGLADESH LIBERATION WAR TOP 5 FACTS

HISTORY SERIES : EPISODE #1- 1971 BANGLADESH LIBERATION WAR TOP 5 FACTS

The Bangladesh liberation war ignited after the 1970 Pakistani election, in which the east pakistani Awami League won 167 of 169 seats from east pakistan and thus secured an absolute majority in the 313-seat lower house of the parliament of Pakistan ( majlis-e-shoora). Awami league leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman claimed the right to form the Read more about HISTORY SERIES : EPISODE #1- 1971 BANGLADESH LIBERATION WAR TOP 5 FACTS[…]

Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

What’s playing at the multiplex today? Another big-budget sequel? The same old romantic comedy? Yet another superhero movie? …probably that last one. A lot of the time, Hollywood is driven by trends. The success of one film or genre inspires others to jump on the bandwagon. And that’s how we end up with nothing but Read more about Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12[…]

Adults React To Try Not To Sing Along Challenge (Independence Day Edition)
POLITICAL THEORY – Thomas Hobbes

POLITICAL THEORY – Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes was a 17th century English Philosopher. Who is on hand to guide us through one of the thorniest issues of politics. To what extent should we patiently obey rulers, especially those who are not very good and to what extent should we start revolutions and depose governments, in search of a better world. Read more about POLITICAL THEORY – Thomas Hobbes[…]

Danny From North Korea | Documentary by Liberty in North Korea (33 mins)

Danny From North Korea | Documentary by Liberty in North Korea (33 mins)

We read in books, and we see in the movies, stories of people trapped in a world that was created for them. So accustomed to the lies they’ve been told, that they have no idea there’s a better life out there. In these stories, a powerful leader holds his people captive through fear and indoctrination Read more about Danny From North Korea | Documentary by Liberty in North Korea (33 mins)[…]