Trump is a populist demagogue in the spirit of Latin American caudillos of the past. But the future he points to is darker and nihilistic, one that can be found […]
The coalescing of the religious factions into distinct political blocks transformed a civil war into a European geopolitical struggle for influence in the French kingdom.
Both sides of the conflict began arming for civil war. In an attempt to consolidate their gains, the Catholic armies besieged several Huguenot strongholds including La Rochelle.
The French Wars of Religion were another prominent and extended chapter of the waves of religious wars that plagued Europe in the aftermath of the Protestant Reformation. The particular conflict […]
A Fitting Coda to a Year Like No Other Occasionally we seem to bear witness to something important. It’s the unsettling feeling of looking into the void of unwritten history and […]
The night danced away With us around the fire pit
Diversity can be found in some unlikely places I grew up on a ranch north of the “small” town of Corsicana, Texas. The town was the county seat of Navarro County […]
His rise through the ranks rested on noble largess he tapped into with his skill at arms and adept social maneuvering, and a level of ruthlessness and cunning that was shocking even at that time.
It will make capitalism the environment’s best friend A wind farm in West Texas Battery technology has been what has limited the scaling of renewable energy sources. Energy demand varies greatly […]
I turned in the dark and there was no light in the distance beyond my own. And I saw nothing that I did not perceive as all the images came […]