Politics & History
Winner of Nazi 1935 ‘most beautiful Aryan baby’ contest revealed to be Jewish
Marcus Licinius Crassus (115-53 BCE) was perhaps the richest man in Roman history and in his eventful life he enjoyed both great successes and severe disappointments. A mentor to Julius Caesar in his early career, Crassus would rise to the very top of state affairs but his long search for a military triumph to match his great rival Pompey would, ultimately, bring about his downfall.
1916: ‘To dress extravagantly…’ poster | Retronaut
Feminism is for everyone.
This infograph shows that approximately 1 in 10 children live in poverty in Australia. There are a number of organisations in Australia that assist children living in poverty including The Smith Family, St Vincent De Paul and Centrelink (government support). I think school breakfast/fruit/meal programs are highly beneficial to children within Australia who are living in poverty as it ensures they are guaranteed at least one nutritious meal a day and can encourage children to attend school.
Child Poverty Infographic by Holly Booth, via Behance
Despite making 1.1 billion dollars in 2012, Facebook paid NOTHING in corporate income taxes, and instead actually received 429 million dollars in refunds from the IRS, due largely to its use of the stock option tax loophole. Share/Like this graphic if you think we need to end the corporate tax loopholes that allow Facebook to pay less in income taxes than most individual Americans do!
Nelson Mandela. "Power to the People." He was born into the Thembu Royal Family, and attended law school, and became actively involved in anti-colonial, and anti-imperialist politics. He was later jailed for his outspoken opposition of the National Party and the Apartheid. He was eventually freed and became the first Black President of SOuth Africa.
"I'm concerned that too big to fail has become too big to take to trial." - @SenWarren
Emperor Nicholas II exits his carriage in front of the Boyar Romanov house on Varvarka Street in Moscow. The family’s coat-of-arms can be seen above the entrance. 1913
Newsreel Highlights of John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration, Friday, January 20, 1961