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Slavery Abolition

Slavery Abolition

History Is an Ugly Business

The San Francisco School Board recently confronted perhaps the greatest crisis in the city’s history. Forget fire, earthquake, fear of Japanese attack, and murder of the mayor by a disgruntled ex-city councilman. Washington High School sports an extensive…
bubmag
July 26, 2019
Slavery Abolition

The Anti-Cultural Nihilism of the Left

Culture is the product of man's care and praise.  Culture, from the Latin word cultus, means care and praise.  What one cares about is ultimately what one praises.  To care for and praise something presupposes something to scorn and mock.  That which one does…
bubmag
July 25, 2019
Slavery Abolition

What the 2020 election is really all about

Nicole Hemmer is the author of "Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics." She hosts the history podcast "Past Present" and created the podcast "A12." The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of th…
bubmag
July 23, 2019
Slavery Abolition

Reparations and the Sin of Being Human

A not very successful 1969 film called “The Magic Christian” satirized the power of money to corrupt by imagining a crazy millionaire (played by Peter Sellers) who manipulates ordinary people to prove his point that everyone has their price. The 2020 Democra…
bubmag
July 22, 2019
Slavery Abolition

Impeachment and the Righteous Republicans

A facsimile of a ticket used during the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson. The Open Mind explores the world of ideas across politics, media, science, technology, and the arts. The American Prospect is re-publishing this conversation. Thaddeus Stevens, Cha…
bubmag
July 21, 2019