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A Proposed Alliance of the Knights of Malta and the United States of America

Anyone interested in some of the more odd and curious aspects of the American Revolution, its life and times, should enjoy the wealth of material at Journal of the American Revolution. Title link my latest, but there is something there for everyone. While I'm here, my Great Siege of Malta is now available for pre-order in paperback, release date June 6. Very reasonably priced and just as good as the hardcover (which is available now). Perfect for graduation/fathers' day/beach reads. Do the author a solid! I have a child looking at colleges.
posted by BWA on Apr 25, 2017 - 0 comments

Investigative Journalism about the American Legislative Exchange Council

KBOO, a community radio station in Portland, Oregon, has just completed a months long project investigating the American Legislative Exchange Council's effect on members of the state legislature. The project, made possible by a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, contains pieces from volunteer reporters about aspects of ALEC's lobbying efforts, interactive maps and spreadsheets detailing legislator involvement in ALEC sponsored model legislation and links to ALEC and organizations that watchdog ALEC. KBOO intends the work to be a model other community stations in other states might use as a starting point for investigating their own legislatures.
posted by CollectiveMind on Nov 8, 2014 - 0 comments

How to Lose Your Religion in 5 Easy Steps

Retain your cultural identity while losing your religion with this proven method developed by real Jews who came to America from Czarist Russia at the turn of the century.
posted by dziga on Aug 20, 2013 - 0 comments

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)

"Dear Mama, [...] We had a riot here about a week ago, the people ran out the Hindoos..." The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) aims to document, preserve and provide access to the history of the South Asian American community through a digital archive. [more inside]
posted by BugsPotter on Sep 21, 2011 - 0 comments

Patrick Bateman’s New York: What Happened To The World of American Psycho

Sure you'll never get a reservation at Dorsia (because it doesn't exist), but most of the restaurants and clubs Patrick Bateman mentions in American Psycho were very real New York City hotspots in the 1980's. A thorough look at where they were, and what they've become after 20 years.
posted by nycscout on Aug 1, 2011 - 6 comments

South Asian American Digital Archive

The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) was founded in 2008 in order to document, digitally preserve and make accessible the material history of the South Asian American community. [more inside]
posted by BugsPotter on Jan 2, 2011 - 0 comments

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