Mildred Bailey 

Mildred Bailey (born Mildred Rinker; February 27, 1903 – December 12, 1951) was a Native American jazz singer during the 1930s, known as “The … More

Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus won the most majors, achieving 18 victories during his career. Second on the list is Tiger Woods, who has won 14 majors … More

17 Goals to Transform Our World

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting … More

Kurdish Republic of Lachin (1992)

The Lachin Kurdish Republic (Kurdish: Komâra Laçîn Kurdî‎; Azerbaijani: Laçın Kürd Respublikası) was self-proclaimed on 20 May, 1992, in Lachin, just two days after this area … More

Red Kurdistan (1923-1929)

Kurdistansky Uyezd (Russian: Курдистанский уезд; Azerbaijani: Kürdüstan qəzası,), also known colloquially as Red Kurdistan (Russian: Красный Курдистан; Azerbaijani: Qızıl Kürdistan; Kurdish: Кöрдьстана Сор‎) was a Soviet administrative unit that existed for six years … More

Kurdish Republic of Mahabad (1946)

The Republic of Mahabad (Kurdish: کۆماری مەھاباد‎ Komara Mehabadê; Persian: جمهوری مهاباد‎) was a short-lived Kurdish self-governing state in present-day Iran, from 22 January to 15 December 1946. The Republic of Mahabad … More

Kurdish Republic of Ararat (1927-1930)

The Republic of Ararat, or Kurdish Republic of Ararat, was a self-proclaimed Kurdish state. It was located in eastern Turkey, centred on Karaköse Province. Agirî is the … More

Grow Hemp Across the Earth

Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial … More

Free the Kurds

Kurdistan is a roughly defined geo-cultural historical region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population and Kurdish culture, languages and national identity have historically been based. Kurdistan roughly encompasses … More

Bogomilism 

Bogomilism was a Christian neo-Gnostic or dualist sect founded in the First Bulgarian Empire by the priest Bogomil during the reign of Tsar Peter I in the 10th century. It most probably … More

Catharism (the pure ones) – Albigensians

Catharism (the pure ones) was a Christian dualist or Gnostic revival movement that thrived in some areas of Southern Europe, particularly what is now northern Italy and southern France, between the … More

Lies and the rationale for the Iraq War

The rationale for the Iraq War (i.e. the 2003 invasion of Iraq and subsequent hostilities) has been a contentious issue since the Bush administration began actively pressing … More

Peace of Paris of 1783

The Peace of Paris of 1783 was the set of treaties which ended the American Revolutionary War. On 3 September 1783, representatives of King … More