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BUK-Missile

Still no justice for victims of MH17

With a single shot, 298 men, women and children were massacred in Ukraine. The dead were traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia when an anti-aircraft missile shredded their wide-body airliner. That was six years ago and no one has been held accountable. The downing of Malaysia Flight 17 was a shock…
bubmag
February 24, 2020
Propaganda

Hunters: Jewish groups criticise Holocaust portrayal in Amazon show

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some 1.1 million people were killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz Several Jewish groups have criticised Amazon for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its new series Hunters.The online retail giant has also been denounced for allowing the sale of anti-Semitic propaganda books.Amazon did respond…
bubmag
February 23, 2020
Rijksmuseum

How the English Found Cannabis

Main Blog > How the English Found Cannabis Thomas Bowrey traveled to Machilipatnam, on the coast of India, in 1673. He saw many strange and fascinating things that were completely unfamiliar to an Englishman, including the consumption of Bangha and Gangah, which left users in a besotted state.Bowrey initially compared…
bubmag
February 23, 2020
Christianity

Blog: Rising divorces sign of justice, not arrogance

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has made headlines by saying divorce is commoner in educated and affluent families “because with education and affluence comes arrogance, as a result of which families fall apart.” In the ancient days that Bhagwat reveres, India had affluent and educated men. It did not have affluent,…
bubmag
February 23, 2020
Hiroshima

You’ve Heard of the B-29, But Have You Met the B-32 Bomber?

The B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber achieved fame — and infamy — for its role in the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Developing the huge bombers, which could lug heavy bomb loads over long distances at high altitudes and speeds, amounted to the most expensive weapons…
bubmag
February 23, 2020