Voltaire Network


«Current Concerns», n°2, January 23, 2019
Interpreting History
320. Interpreting History Zurich (Switzerland) | 29 January 2019
War and peace. The tasks of the historical sciences, by Wolfgang van Biezen / 1244 – A Key to Peace in Europe. Defending Serbia’s right to the province of Kosovo and Metohija, by Marina Colic / The yellow vests movement or the unhealed wound of the 2005 referendum, by Arnaud Benedetti / Lessons for democracy when looking at France, by Karl Müller / Legalising Cannabis – who will profit from it?, by Jürg Barben / Free-for-all in the cannabis industry?, by Werner Wüthrich / Reflections on the popular initiative “Stop urban sprawl – for sustainable urban development (urban sprawl initiative)”, by Marianne Wüthrich / Education in the service of peace. To the book by Sara Randell “Ending the War — Operation Sunrise and Max Husmann”, by Winfried Pogorzelski / Cooperative Medical Centre Town of Tengen founded, by Jörg (...)
The Neo-Con Attempt to Rewrite the History of World War II Washington D. C. (États-Unis) | 25 March 2015
After the fall of the Soviet Union, former U.S. president and one-time Cold Warrior Richard Nixon devoted the last few remaining years of his life to ensuring that Russia found its proper place in the international community. Nixon advised then-president Bill Clinton on the proper way to deal with the Russian Federation, the internationally-recognized successor state to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. One thing that Nixon would have never tolerated was the current neo-conservative penchant to deny Russia’s major role in World War II’s – known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War – victory of the Allies over Nazi Germany. Today’s leaders of the United States and their fellow-travelers in Britain, eastern Europe, and other countries would, therefore, find themselves being berated by Nixon over their failure to participate in the annual May 9 Victory Day ceremony held in (...)