Tool is one of the most prolific metal bands that have graced the 20–21st century. While only releasing 5 studio albums, 1 EP and 1 Live album, they have been one of the most consistent and innovative bands. They are one of the greatest progressive metal bands of all time…

The long haul of work. The monotonous and painstakingly dull task of repetition. Working several days in a row. Odd hours, not being able to do anything with anyone else outside of work. Having your emotional energy exhausted. You're passions numbed and replaced with emptiness. The long haul. Seven days…

Archive research is dream work for many historians. It is time alone with old documents, sometimes obscure, rare, and odd. It allows historians to have the opportunity to discover a story often not written about in history. A story that can be forgotten, or have parts missing in it.


“We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Islam. We weren’t punctilious about locating and punishing only George W Bush and his top officers. They carpet-bombed Islamic cities; we killed civilians. That’s war. And this is war.”

-Osama Bin Laden

“As soon as Mohammed sits on…

By the Left, I do not mean the Democratic Party. The Democrats are a right wing Capitalist warmongering party. By the Left I mean Socialists, Communists, and Anarchists.

In the 1960s-70s, College Campuses where seen as the hub of Revolutionary activity and radical politics. The Anti War Movement led the…

Howard Zinn, New Left Historian, and Author of the Peoples History of America

Marxism, Karl Marx, Communism, Socialism. These four words strike controversy today, as they have since their creation.

Marx and Engels first histories included Engels German Peasant War and The Conditions of the Working Class in England in 1844. Marx’s first historical works where Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon and The…

The Problem of History, starts when History was first founded as a academic venture. The problem was the Rankian theory of History. That History was a objective science. That if one way of telling history was done, so much it had been tested, and that had been all there ever…

While going through the UW Madison Archives, I came across a this person named Carmi Weingrod.

The description

“This collection includes a variety of published and unpublished booklets, pamphlets, flyers, newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, articles, essays, book chapters, etc. The majority of the materials relate to feminism, women’s liberation, Vietnam…

One of the most interesting parts of Early Modern History is Mary Wollstonecraft, the First Feminist Historian.

She disagreed that history was the story of progress, but more of a story of mans oppression over women. She was self educated and even started a school for women.

She saw the only the future as a period of possible progress, in which woman could be emancipated from patriarchy.

To me this way of looking at history is important, because it shows the oppression of woman, and gives a look at how imprisoned woman really were to men. Not being allowed education, being property of the man, and seen as a tool for social reproduction.

The liberation of woman is not only important to me, but a necessity.

When All Woman are Free, than everyone will be free.

The phrase historia comes from the ancient Greek phrase “learning through inquiry”.

History is often referred to as the never ending conquest to understand the past.

For myself, History is a story of the past we study in order to understand how we got here and in a way to…

Zach Herriges

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