A law professor at the University of Sydney was observing a campus protest as part of his legal research. Yet, despite not taking part in the demonstration, the academic was violently thrown to the ground by berserk police. He was then arrested and heavily fined ~ for peacefully observing a students protest.
For over 400 years the great maritime powers of Europe waged sea wars to curb or destroy Britain’s predominance as a maritime nation. All failed and by 1900 Britain without question ruled the waves.
For those unfamiliar with the term, perestroika was the name given to the 1980s people’s revolt against Soviet repression in the Eastern Bloc. In Poland, Solidarity became a nationwide crusade that led to the overthrow of the despotic communist caste.
Just a half hour’s drive from Riga’s center, nestled in a pine forest, one of Europe’s oldest and largest outdoor museums can be found alongside the shore of Lake Jugla. It is called the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia.
The coastlines of nations bordering the Mediterranean have stayed pretty much as they always were. However, one man’s vision might have radically altered the map of Europe for the better had World War Two not intervened.
Europe Renaissance endorses the concept of national identity and love of one’s people.