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History begins with definition of terms

At a recent post, I began to write about my approach, as a layperson, to reading about history: Article by Andres Kasekamp: “Fascism by Popular Initiative: The Rise and Fall of the Vaps Movement in Estonia” (2015) In his 2015 article, Kasekamp comments (p. 156): “Using Stanley Payne’s typology of fascism [3], I have previously argued […]

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I became interested in The Water Will Come (2017) after I heard that Miami real estate agents are decrying the talk of disappearing coastlines

At a previous post, I spoke about concerns expressed (as I understand) by Miami, Florida real estate agents, about people talking about receding coastlines. Such talk is bad for business, as I understand; if you want to keep waterfront land prices high, you don’t go around decrying rising waters. An email from Scott Munro (who graduated from […]

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Ideology and evidence-based practice

Below are links that may be of interest. I have long had an interest in evidence and evidence-based practice. The value of evidence has been of interest for me for two reasons. First, as a reporter, I have learned the value of evidence, as it is practised in traditional print journalism. Secondly, I’ve had the […]

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Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare (2017) provides a good overview of “irregular warfare” in the Second World War

Updates A July 13, 2018 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Russians Who Hacked the 2016 Election: Robert Mueller’s latest indictment reaches back to the origin story for the investigation into interference.” An Aug. 7, 2018 BBC article is entitled: “A French village committed to deception: Through an extraordinary campaign of non-violent resistance during World War […]

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An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015) Update A July 13, 2018 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Russians Who Hacked the 2016 Election: Robert Mueller’s latest indictment reaches back to the origin story for the investigation into interference.” [End]   I’ve been reading with interest a Brookings Institution study […]

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community […]

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project

I have an interest in a City of Mississauga initiative that seeks to develop the Story of Mississauga. The project is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled: “Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy”: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related report is entitled: “City of Mississauga – Minutes of Heritage Advisory Committee (Approved May 10, 2016).” A June 1, […]