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· May, 2017

Stories about History from May, 2017

30 May 2017

Macedonian Students’ Photo Project Reveals Scenes From WWI, Then and Now

A photo exhibit combines street scenes in the southern Macedonian town of Bitola during World War I and their situation today.

21 May 2017

Viral Video Triggers Debate Over Patriotic Education in China, Again

"My kids do not need to follow so-called 'heroes' who killed their fellow countrymen. They should learn how to love the environment, recycle used items, act in a civilized manner."

11 May 2017

Chronicles of a Concerned Venezuelan: The Scars of History

The Bridge

"What is Venezuela right now? Who are we, the Venezuelans who have survived this historic defeat?"

What the Resistance to Trump Can Learn From Latin America

The Bridge

After decades of struggle, four lessons that movements in Latin America can teach those in the United States organizing against their own authoritarian leader, President Donald Trump.

How Photography Shaped Our Narratives of the Vietnam War

An interview about war and propaganda with the photographer of one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War.

1 May 2017

Life as a Vod, Russia’s Disappearing Ethnic Group

RuNet EchoRising Voices

Made up of just a few dozen people, the world’s largest community of Vods lives outside St. Petersburg. Victoria Vziatysheva recently spoke to some of the Vods’ last living descendants.