Learning From Venezuela’s History – Part 1

History is a cycle only if we refuse to learn from it.   Talk to almost any Venezuelan today and they will complain to you bitterly about the state of their country and the animosity they feel towards their current leader, Nicolas Maduro. Who could blame them? Inflation is over 1 million percent. The average […]

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Why History Is Important

Today’s post is a bit of an ode to a field of study dear to my heart.  As a history and politics lecturer I enjoy bringing stories alive for my students.  Here is why I believe so strongly in what I do.   History is important. The study of History is important. The knowledge of […]

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