Tag: French Revolution
200 years since Waterloo’s ‘nearest run thing’
Commemorations in Belgium will today mark two centuries since Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. But should we really remember bloody battles as the defining moments in history?
Bolivian Congress decides to turn back time
In a show of national pride and identity, the Bolivian government has reversed the direction and digits on its Congress building’s clock. Is this a thoughtful symbol or just a waste of time?