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Slavery Abolition

Slavery Abolition

Mike Duncan Takes On the Turmoil of History

Is history made by individual actors—by so-called great men—or by vast, impersonal social forces? Tolstoy, in War and Peace, saw history as the chaos of random events, a swarm of uncoordinated human actions that could never be adequately summarized without falsehood, nor directed by any individual. In Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series, on…
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August 20, 2021
Slavery Abolition

Biden’s Reckoning on Afghanistan Has a Gaping Hole

Joe Biden delivered Monday’s speech with grim determination as he tried to take—and deflect—responsibility for the greatest American military debacle since the fall of Saigon. The tone Biden aspired to was pure Harry Truman as the president even used the old Truman catchphrase, “The buck stops with me.” There was…
bubmag
August 17, 2021
Slavery Abolition

Afghans have broken ‘shackles of slavery’: Imran Khan

For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now   For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS   | Updated: Monday, August 16, 2021, 22:09 Islamabad, Aug 16: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday seemed to endorse the Taliban taking over Kabul by saying that Afghanistan has broken the "shackles of slavery" in the neighbouring…
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August 16, 2021
Slavery Abolition

United opposition, a myth?

Second of two parts WHEN Vice President Leni Robredo rejected Sen. Panfilo Lacson's offer for a common candidate, many political observers have concluded that a united opposition is doomed. Is it? Marcos and the Yellowtards Of particular interest to me is former senator Bongbong Marcos and the anti-Marcos. Will the…
bubmag
August 13, 2021