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1989-2001: America’s Long Lost Weekend

AP Photo/Joe Marquette, Pool, File From the fall of the Berlin Wall to 9/11, we had relative peace and prosperity. It was an opportunity to salve some festering national wounds. We squandered it completely—and helped give rise to the crises we're dealing with today. Read Full Article » Read More
bubmag
July 1, 2022
Berlin Wall

1989-2001: America’s Long Lost Weekend

On the evening of November 9, 1989, thousands of East Germans—including a 35-year-old chemist named Angela Merkel—peacefully crossed into West Berlin amid chaos and the confusion at the Berlin Wall. Within hours, the gates of the most notorious symbol of the Cold War opened for good, as champagne flowed and…
bubmag
June 27, 2022
Berlin Wall

News24.com | ‘The falling of the Berlin Wall’

A boy plays basketball near the Robert E. Lee statue on June 23, 2020 in Richmond, Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the statue taken down but a Richmond judge on June 18 indefinitely extended an injunction blocking the 130-year-old statues removal. Workers are removing Confederate statues in Virginia.They face death…
bubmag
May 2, 2022
Berlin Wall

TIL that when David Bowie died in 2016, the German government thanked him for a concert he held in Berlin in 1987, stating it was a major reason Berlin was unified and tore down the Berlin wall.

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bubmag
April 16, 2022
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It’s Time for Biden to Give His First Oval Office Address

A strong case can be made that Vladimir Putin’s blood-soaked invasion of Ukraine has galvanized the American people like no foreign event since the 1989 breaching of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union. Putin’s mad-tyrant drive has led to an outpouring of emotional support for…
bubmag
March 9, 2022