Category Archives: History

How to look back at Cop26

Negotiations at a repetitious summit looking for long-term solutions After a fortnight of negotiations which began with 120 world leaders attending the UN Glasgow summit, several richer countries did show once more that economic gain is more important for them … Continue reading

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Donald Trump requesting to block investigations about the insurrection

Donald Trump filed a lawsuit requesting to block the House of Representatives select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection from accessing a tranche of White House records held by the National Archives. He did this after lawyer Dana Remus, who … Continue reading

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European migration policy not working

Migratory pressure The last few days MEPs voiced their strong support for Polish citizens who are taking to the streets to fight for rule of law and judges and prosecutors that continue to apply EU law, and called on Polish … Continue reading

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen defending the freedom rights of all European citizens

In a heated plenary debate with Polish Prime Minister and economist Mateusz Morawiecki, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Slovenian Foreign Affairs Minister Anže Logar, most MEPs condemned the contentious ruling of 7 October by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, … Continue reading

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Tony Judt on twentieth-century Marxism

Originally posted on Understanding Society:
Tony Judt was especially astute when it came to linking history and intellectuals. One strand of thought in his collection of essays,?Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, is a critical engagement with several twentieth-century…

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Fascist populism and the threat to democracy

Originally posted on Understanding Society:
What features of a political regime contribute to political loyalty and commitment on the part of its citizens? Can a fascist dictatorship inspire political loyalty and commitment from the mass of society? And what about…

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What is Fascism and who are today’s Fascists?

Originally posted on Ryan Buesnel:
Presentation: Café of Dangerous Ideas, February 27th, 2021 Ryan Buesnel rbuesnel@csu.edu.au In his 2018 book How Fascism Works, Jason Stanley offers an assessment of the state of American politics under the leadership of Donald Trump…

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Joseph Pulitzer’s Retirement Speech & The Traits of Journalism

Originally posted on Maliha Khanam:
Source: Canva “Always fight for progress and reform, never tolerate injustice or corruption, always oppose privileged classes and public, never lack sympathy with the poor, always remain devoted to the public welfare, never be satisfied…

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From MSN Groups and MSN Spaces via Multiply to Blogspot now transferring to WordPress

In 1993 I got my first Microsoft personal computer. Always having been interested in religion and matters of the world I started to search the net (in 1995)  and to write down my own opinion in blogs and groups. On … Continue reading

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Facing an other ISIS branch

Terrorism index The Global Terrorism Index of 2019 by the independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human wellbeing and progress, The Institute for Economics & … Continue reading

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