BY Elle Brosh
on Jun 06, 2014
Today, June 6th, is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a victorious Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France that marked the near end of The Second World War. This part of history is a permanent aspect of the average American high school education; usually, this portion of the lesson plan entails a serious discussion about the evils of Nazi Germany and American valor.
However, what we do not learn about, are the thousands of young British women who contributed to ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on May 16, 2013
Officials in Osaka, Japan are keeping their heads down this week after their mayor, Toru Hashimoto, made some uncool comments about the country’s role in keeping "comfort women" during World War II.
His exact (-ish) words were (as translated and quoted by Japanese media):
"In the circumstances in which bullets are flying like rain and wind, the soldiers are running around at the risk of losing their lives. If you want them to have a rest in such a situation, ... Read More