British ex gratia payment to Sami al-Saadi,, after he was abducted and put in the hands of Gaddafi’s torturers, is hush money.
Category Archives: History
It is Tom Paine’s birthday today, and it worth celebrating the man of uncommon common sense, who wrote “My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.”
It may be reinvented history, but ‘Django Unchained’ perpetuates dangerous myths about black history.
Apocalypse myths show our fear of the world as we know it, and for us who survive the December 21, 2012 …
The UK government are hypocrites when it comes to granting safe passage for alleged wrong-doers, as recent history shows.
The mistakes of the Latin Monetary Union, created in 1868, have been repeated by the eurozone.
The US constitution clause that says that only naturally born citizens can become US president was originally inserted by Alexander Hamilton’s enemies to prevent him becoming president.
There is a long history of leaks of confidential information, going back to Benjamin Franklin. Wikileaks Julian Assange is in good company.
At Christmas corporations often play the jolly old chap, creating goodwill.They are business entities and the only genuine good will they show is to themselves.