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GoodReads giveaway! “Handsome Yeva: An Indo-European Tale”

This ancient Christmas/Winter Solstice myth, based on the folk poetry reconstructions, is out there… Goodreads Book Giveaway Handsome Yeva by Stanislaw Sielicki Giveaway ends December 28, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway   Advertisements

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Reading Götz Aly, or “Jewish financing” of the WWII

In his books Hitlers Volksstaat (English version Hitler’s Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War and the Nazi Welfare State) German historian Götz Aly attracts attention of the reader to the frequently overlooked fact that the Holocaust for Nazi regime rather had not … Continue reading

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In a defence of a review to “Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View” book

Some time ago I published a review of the book “Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View” on Amazon, and it proved to somewhat controversial. There were some nasty comments on it (though quickly removed). But one of the comments … Continue reading

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“How our democracy works” by Justice Breyer: “Why would people want to live under the “dead hand” of an eighteen-century constitution?”

Throughout his new book “How our democracy works” Justice Breyer struggles with the question: “Why the public would accept as legitimate and follow the decisions made by the inoffensive, technical, and comparatively powerless body?” Behind his analysis of the landmark … Continue reading

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