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Pope Francis prays for victims of German shooting

Vatican City, Feb 21, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis prayed Friday for the victims of a shooting in Germany that killed nine people at two hookah bars. The victims of the attack on the night of Feb. 19 were predominantly immigrants in Germany from Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, and…
bubmag
February 21, 2020
Genocide

‘Powered’ Out: Samantha Power Misunderstood Her Role

IN THE closing paragraph of her forward to her memoir, The Education of an Idealist, Samantha Power warns that “Some may interpret this book’s title as suggesting that I began with lofty dreams about how one person could make a difference, only to be ‘educated’ by the brutish forces that…
bubmag
February 16, 2020
Genocide

Did We Kill Off Another Species of Humans Ten Thousand Years Ago?

Key Point: Like language or tool use, a capacity for and tendency to engage in genocide is arguably an intrinsic, instinctive part of human nature. There’s little reason to think that early Homo sapiens were less territorial, less violent, less intolerant – less human. Nine human species walked the Earth 300,000…
bubmag
February 4, 2020