Radical French Politician suggests Ebola as solution to global population explosion


Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France's far-right Front National, has suggested the deadly virus Ebola could solve the global "population explosion" and by extension Europe's "immigration problem". At a cocktail party before an election rally in Marseille on Tuesday evening, days before the European elections in which the FN is leading the polls in France, … Continue reading Radical French Politician suggests Ebola as solution to global population explosion

The Real Irish American Story Not Taught in Schools by Bill Bigelow


“Wear green on St. Patrick’s Day or get pinched.” That pretty much sums up the Irish-American “curriculum” that I learned when I was in school. Yes, I recall a nod to the so-called Potato Famine, but it was mentioned only in passing.To support the famine relief effort, British tax policy required landlords to pay the … Continue reading The Real Irish American Story Not Taught in Schools by Bill Bigelow