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Why Are Georgians Protesting?

March 15, 2023

Streets in the nation of Georgia are filled with protestors. Riot police recently broke up a demonstration in Tbilisi of thousands of people. What are Georgians protesting against? […]

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Why Is Senegal Known as Africa’s Cultural Mecca?

February 9, 2023

From fashion to food, Dakar is a major African cultural center. Its rich and diverse array of sports, art, and culinary delicacies is gaining renown worldwide. What does Senegal and its capital have to offer? […]

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How Does Russia Use Propaganda?

December 22, 2022

Propaganda dates back to at least the 6th century BCE. Since then, interest groups have used media to further their own interests and campaigns. Why is propaganda being used in Russia? […]

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American History

Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal in All 50 States?

December 14, 2022

Does the United States allow same-sex marriage? The road to marriage equality has been long and difficult, but Supreme Court cases have paved the way. Landmark lawsuits spell out the legality of American marriage equality. […]

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What Is the Islamic State?

December 8, 2022

What is the Islamic State and how did it form? This once powerful extremist organization emerged from the remnants of Al-Qaeda in the early 2000s. And what is the Islamic State known for? […]

Deeper Dive

New Wondrium Course Discusses UFOlogist George van Tassel

November 21, 2022

Architect, mechanic, and UFOlogist George van Tassel began building the Integratron in the early 1950s, claiming he was instructed by aliens. This Mojave Desert landmark was supposed to facilitate life extension and time travel. What became of this ambitious project? […]

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Gandhi’s Revolution and the Birth of Two Sovereign Nations

July 18, 2022

Gandhi realized that non-violent protest put its practitioners in a morally superior position vis-à-vis the targets of their protest. The British colonial power was now on the defensive. Therein lay the revolutionary potential of nonviolent resistance. […]

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Gandhi’s ‘Swaraj’ and Indian Nationalism

July 18, 2022

Gandhi did not want Indians to be divided on the basis of caste, ethnicity or class. Indian nationalism must unite all. He also intentionally used the word ‘swadesh’ to underline the need to embrace and value their own Indianness. […]

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