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Einstein Asks ‘Why Socialism?’

Albert Einstein’s name is synonymous with genius. To even break into the public sphere and gain recognition is a difficult feat for any academic, let alone be the embodiment of intelligence itself. His contributions to theoretical physics did not just change our framework but took Newtonian science and turned it on its head. Today, not […]

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History

OTD: The Easter Rising. British Oppression and Irish Freedom.

As down the glen one Easter mornTo a city fair rode IThere armed lines of marching menIn squadrons passed me byNo fife did hum, no battle drumDid sound its dred tattooBut the Angelus bells o’er the Liffey’s swellRang out through the foggy dew On Easter Monday, 1916 members of the Irish Republican Army, commanded by […]