Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs. Part 1 of 3 – Knowing Your Place.

Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs.  Part 1 of 3 – Knowing Your Place.

A century ago, 1.5 million of us worked as servants. Astonishingly, that’s more than worked in industries or on the land. My great-grandmothers were servants and, coming from this background, I want to find out about the reality of their lives. Country houses like these simply wouldn’t have been able to function without a whole […]

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Civil War – James M. McPherson – This Mighty Scourge, Perspectives on the Civil War, part 1

Civil War – James M. McPherson – This Mighty Scourge, Perspectives on the Civil War, part 1

our guest of honore today is James Macpherson the George Henry Davis 86 professor of history emeritus i at princeton university he’s published numerous volumes on the Civil War including Lincoln and the second American Revolution drawn with the sword reflections on the American Civil War and for cause and comrades why men fought in […]

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Marianne Williamson’s best moments from Democratic debates

Marianne Williamson’s best moments from Democratic debates

Flint is just the tip of the iceberg. We have an administration that has gutted the Clean Water Act. We have communities, particularly communities of colour and disadvantaged communities, all over this country who are suffering from environmental injustice. If you think that any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark, psychic […]

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