Category Archives: History

Hero of the Day: Delia Derbyshire

Well, not hero per se, more musical genius of the day. And more retrospectively of July than of December. I briefly mentioned Derbyshire in my piece about women artists in history. Her story is this: she studied music and mathematics … Continue reading

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Should you laugh at neonazis?

There is a new webpage, “Nazis auslachen” (translated: laughing at Nazis), supported by the German Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, that I am quite conflicted about. Now, I am a strong proponent of freedom of … Continue reading

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History is written by the victors

The victors, in the case of what is perceived as world history, being white men. And when children are taught in school that all important discoveries or inventions have been made by men, it seems natural that some of them … Continue reading

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