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One year ago a sacred place was attacked

All over the world people look up to what they think is a good example of how a nation can grow to such a big nation as the United Nation, where for years one is trying to build up a … Continue reading

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2021 in review #1 the most startling point

A Chines or American disease Though Corona had taken the world under its spell, the most important event for the year 2021 was not going to be this deadly disease, but a disease that should worry us even more, showing … 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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Tony Judt on twentieth-century Marxism

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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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What is Fascism and who are today’s Fascists?

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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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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

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John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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💬 Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: 🧠 Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity 🦠

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Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity Notes: Hovering with a mouse cursor over a hyperlinked text or image in this post will bring up a tooltip showing descriptive information or instruction. Click…

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The death knell of an Empire

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Yesterday’s events in the United States Capitol shocked the world. So called “patriots”, incited to violence by the President, invading the Capitol building in a bid to reverse the result…

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Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

China and Russia had a big laugh yesterday when they heard the news of the rebellion taking place in a country which so likes to tell others how to have a just and democratic system. They and several other countries … Continue reading

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