Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015
A few years ago, as part of the preparations for my interview with Archduke Otto, I read The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire, 1815–1918 by Professor Alan Sked. Dr. Sked in his book questioned or debunked if you will the thesis that World War I just finished off an empire that would fall apart shortly in any case.
Here's a lecture by another Habsburg historian, Dr. John Deak, Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame in the State of Indiana, taking on the “consensus”:
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Interesting comments from Noam Chomsky:
I note that Chomsky apparently wants a further devolopment in a more democratic direction and that he apparently claims that the present society is basically what the American founders envisioned.