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JEM’HADAR: Cultural Index

JEM’HADAR: Cultural Index

“I am dead. As of this moment, we are all dead. We go into battle to reclaim our lives, This we do gladly because we are Jem’Hadar. Victory is Life.” The Jem’Hadar. The forces of the galaxies mightiest military power, the Dominion. Genetically bred warriors fit for only one purpose, to war and to win. Hi all, Ric here with another cultural index this time on the scaled soldiers bound to the will of their Gods from the Gamma Quadrant…

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Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

[music]>>JOHN LEWIS: I remember it like it was yesterday. We got off the bus and a group of young white men started beating us.>>JUDY RICHARDSON: We were put into the county jail. I suddenly realize I’m by myself and they can do anything they want to to me.>>CHARLES COBB: We knew that if you wanted to get some attention paid to what was going on in Mississippi, well, you bring the country’s children. [music] The biggest misconception of the movement…

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Historia Łomży. 11. Wybuch II wojny światowej i okupacja sowiecka

Historia Łomży. 11. Wybuch II wojny światowej i okupacja sowiecka

In the years of World War II, Łomża and the Łomża land went through different fortunes. Foreign authorities changed three times. During the defensive war in September 1939. these areas were defended by the Narew Independent Operational Group under the command of Brigadier General Czesław Młot-Fijałkowski. This group included: 18 and 33 infantry divisions and Suwalska and Podlaska Cavalry Brigade. In the first days of the war, the city suffered significantly from air bombings. From September 7 to 10, there…

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COMICS CRASH COURSE – EPISODE #3: “Print Culture Gets Going

COMICS CRASH COURSE – EPISODE #3: “Print Culture Gets Going

Hi, and welcome to Episode Three of Comics Crash Course. History marches on, and so do we; right to the birth of print culture. Which leads us to the cusp of modern comics. So, if we’re going to talk about print culture that means we need to discuss one of the most significant moments in history: Johannes Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press in 1440 CE. Now Gutenberg wasn’t actually the first person to invent a printing press, or even…

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Shocking Misogynist Attacks Feminism, Defends Rape Culture

Shocking Misogynist Attacks Feminism, Defends Rape Culture

It’s kind of late in the day. How’s everyone doing? Do we need to move around a little, get the blood flowing a little? If you guys can hear me, I’d like to move around a bit because that messes up the camera people. Well, thanks, everyone, for coming out. Do you guys can hear me okay? Yeah. So I was upstairs and somebody asked me today, they said, “Are you a men’s rights activist?” which is something I’d actually…

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How Left/Right Partisanship Starts a Civil War in Spain | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 2 of 4

How Left/Right Partisanship Starts a Civil War in Spain | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 2 of 4

I suppose you could call the Spanish Civil War World War Two’s practice run. The mass killings, industrial warfare, and blurring of lines between civilians and combatants that we will see in the years 1939 to 1945 will already happen from 1936-1939 on the Iberian Peninsula. But how has Spain, a country which has mostly kept itself out of international affairs, found itself in this position? Why has it become such a powder keg? As we will soon see, the…

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The Eulogy, “Freedom Summer” clip 17

The Eulogy, “Freedom Summer” clip 17

Bruce Watson: In Mississippi, a memorial service was held for James Chaney. Dave Dennis: The decision had been made by family members and local leaders and others that they wanted to keep this very quiet and then low key, rather. I did the eulogy. Dave Dennis (archival): I want to talk about is really what I really grieve about. I don’t grieve for Chaney because of the fact that I feel that he lived a fuller life than many of…

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America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by CuriosityStream, watch over 2,400 documentaries for free for 31 days at curiositystream.com/realengineering. Some crazy things happened during the Cold War. Dogs were put into orbit, bears were fired out of supersonic jets, and humans landed on the moon. Needless to say, humans were going through a rough break-up and were really trying to find themselves. All of these events were centered around one technology that changed the game for every…

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What is a (centrally) planned economy? | Ideology explained

What is a (centrally) planned economy? | Ideology explained

Hello everybody, today I will tell you about the planned economy. Planned economies where a central feature of the attempts at socialism in the soviet block countries. And yes, it’s a way to manage distribution and not an ideology, no I am not changing the title. A planned economy can be summed up as an economic system in which the distribution of resources is taken over by a centralized institution. Usually the state. That institution decides how much of what…

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