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The Cult of Two: Understanding Jonestown

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 10.22.2015 | Religion
Loren-Paul Caplin

My cousin died in November 1978 in the Jonestown Massacre, the largest mass murder/suicide in American history. Gene Chaikin was a lawyer for Jim Jones and Peoples Temple.

Jonestown, Kids, Gorillas & Tragic Death: Fred D'Aguiar & Children of Paradise

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I sat down with its author, Fred D'Aguiar to talk about Jonestown, kids, and how he wrote this wonderful book.

35 Years After Jonestown: An Interview With Author Julia Scheeres

Court Haslett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Court Haslett

In A Thousand Lives, Julia Scheeres' meticulous research of over 50,000 pieces of information released by the FBI recreates in vivid, painful detail what conditions at Jonestown were like, as well as Jones' descent into drug addiction and insanity.

Sex, Corruption and the Kool-Aid Massacre

Paul Krassner | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Paul Krassner

Jim Jones, founder of the 8,000-member People's Temple in San Francisco, once asked Margo St. James, founder of the prostitutes' rights group, COYOTE, how he could obtain political power.

Cults Video Director Finds Muse In Jonestown Massacre

Turnstyle | Posted 09.21.2011 | Los Angeles

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Why the Reported Sale of the Moonies Washington Times for $1 Requires Greater Scrutiny!

Steven Hassan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Hassan

Over the years, Sun Myung Moon has built an enormous multinational business conglomerate, announced he was the Messiah, and crowned himself the "King of Peace" on Capitol Hill. All largely unnoticed by the American public.

James Ray Death Lodge

Christine Whelan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Whelan

The obvious question is: Why did these men and women stay in such a hostile environment, even as their lungs burned from the heat and they felt themselves slipping into unconsciousness?

This Election, Plates of Human History Will Shift

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Hughes

As November 4th approaches, voters are determining if they want to be an integral part of history, or on the wrong side of it. Forces are at work beyond description, like some divine hand pushing us forward.