USSR info graphic, with one glaring error; they have a photo of Regan and Gorby labeled as Nixon meets with Gorbachev....

USSR info graphic, with one glaring error; they have a photo of Regan and Gorby labeled as Nixon meets with Gorbachev....

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel'  and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers.  Often she would go out into the field to treat them too.  A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Shell-shocked US marine, Hue, Vietnam, February 1968.     Photographer - Don McCullin

Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Shell-shocked US marine, Hue, Vietnam, February 1968. Photographer - Don McCullin

Given over a century's worth of pleasure that followed its invention, history may easily forget that development of the vibrator in Victorian England was just one salvo in a larger culture war fought over women's bodies. (Sound familiar?) While some doctors were figuring out how to give women orgasms, others were equally determined to make sure that women couldn't feel any sexual pleasure at all. In fact, the same era, the same place, and the same profession that gave ...

Vibrators and Clitoridectomies: How Victorian Doctors Took Control of Women’s Orgasms

Given over a century's worth of pleasure that followed its invention, history may easily forget that development of the vibrator in Victorian England was just one salvo in a larger culture war fought over women's bodies. (Sound familiar?) While some doctors were figuring out how to give women orgasms, others were equally determined to make sure that women couldn't feel any sexual pleasure at all. In fact, the same era, the same place, and the same profession that gave ...

In the Methodist Church, Signs of a Culture War ~ A lesbian bishop in the community faces a challenge to her election — which could split the denomination

In the Methodist Church, Signs of a Culture War ~ A lesbian bishop in the community faces a challenge to her election — which could split the denomination

This Is War Derek Hunter,  Republicans never have been particularly good at the culture war. Sure, they won battles here and there. But even most of those victories turned into losses through court decisions anyway.  Now we’re in the midst of the ultimate battle in the culture war – the battle... http://conservativeread.com/this-is-war/

This Is War Derek Hunter, Republicans never have been particularly good at the culture war. Sure, they won battles here and there. But even most of those victories turned into losses through court decisions anyway. Now we’re in the midst of the ultimate battle in the culture war – the battle... http://conservativeread.com/this-is-war/

"Make do and mend" via WWII UK. A good motto for today: for a current world of outsourcing, poor quality, throw-away culture, growing landfills, and especially environmental concerns.

"Make do and mend" via WWII UK. A good motto for today: for a current world of outsourcing, poor quality, throw-away culture, growing landfills, and especially environmental concerns.

Dropping 'Easter' from candy eggs stirs culture war...

Dropping ‘Easter’ from eggs stirs culture war in U.K.

Dropping 'Easter' from candy eggs stirs culture war...

Gaming’s culture war hasn’t ended. It’s still roiling, with new fights, new targets, new depths of ugliness, but also many of the same tactics.

The Ugly New Front In The Neverending Video Game Culture War

Gaming’s culture war hasn’t ended. It’s still roiling, with new fights, new targets, new depths of ugliness, but also many of the same tactics.

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