Shakespeare: Man, Playwright, Junkie?

I have just stumbled upon a fantastic article... Or should I say fantastical? Cannabis discovered in tobacco pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/william-shakespeare/11792533/Cannabis-discovered-in-tobacco-pipes-found-in-William-Shakespeares-garden.html The article claims that Shakespeare might have written some of his famous works while high because South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes excavated from the garden of William … Continue reading Shakespeare: Man, Playwright, Junkie?

Current Reports of Calais Migrant Crisis Echo 1938 Daily Mail Article

Transcript "The way stateless Jews and Germans are pouring in from every port of this country is becoming an outrage. I intend to enforce the law to the fullest." In these words, Mr Herbert Metcalde, the Old Street Magistrate yesterday referred to the number of aliens entering this country through the 'back door' -- a … Continue reading Current Reports of Calais Migrant Crisis Echo 1938 Daily Mail Article

White Flight

As any interested follower of my little blog may know, I spent last semester studying the history of race. I feel as though studying the history of racism and resistance movements opened my eyes and my mind up to field of study and a portion of the world that I had previously found myself ignorant … Continue reading White Flight