Tuesday, May 03, 2005

A different look at May Day

The bubonic plague that in 1347-1353 depopulated
Europe has horrified historians and surely all
those who have read about it. Death. Death
everywhere. Cities and towns devastated. Whole
families of several generations gone. About
25,000,000 people perished.

Yet, we have had a different kind of plague in
the last century, one over four times more
deadly, and historians shy away from writing
about it. Indeed, most contemporaries did not
even know it was occurring, for the media and
politicians that were not affected by it, tended
to ignore it. It was a Red Plague. A plague of

...and made the Nazis look like amateurs.

Why did so many, supposedly in The Know, ignore
this democide?

Read about The Red Plague.