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Keeping Garifuna in the Bronx

The month of March marks 220 years since the Garifuna people were exiled from St. Vincent and resettled in Central and Northern America. The South Bronx is now home to the largest community outside of the Caribbean, with more than 100,000 Garifuna people. Pablo Blanco, community organizer, discusses Garifuna history and culture.

How The Environment Got Political

The Trump administration has proposed slashing the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency by 25%, eliminating some 3,000 jobs, and cutting funding to states. GOP lawmakers deem the agency a job killer that does nothing but burden businesses with regulations. In the eyes of the American public, the environment ranks low on the list of […]

How Hitler & The Nazis Were ‘Blitzed’ On Drugs During WWII

Author Norman Ohler says that Hitler’s drug abuse increased “significantly” from the fall of 1941 until the winter of 1944: “Hitler needed those highs to substitute [for] his natural charisma.” Methamphetamine was distributed to German troops to keep them awake and “reduce fear” during long battles. Ohler’s new book is ‘Blitzed: Drugs in the Third […]