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Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

In which John Green teaches you about the Gilded Age and its politics. What, you may ask, is the Gilded Age? The term comes from a book by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner titled, “The Gilded Age.” You may see a pattern emerging here. It started in the 1870s and continued on until theContinue reading “Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26”

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Colombian court accuses soldiers of murdering 120 civilians presented as rebel fighters

A Colombian court on Tuesday accused 10 members of the military and a civilian of forcibly disappearing 24 people and murdering at least 120 civilians and falsely presenting them as guerrilla fighters who had been killed in combat. This is the first time Colombia‘s Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) tribunal has accused members of Colombia’s army in connection with theContinue reading “Colombian court accuses soldiers of murdering 120 civilians presented as rebel fighters”