Monday, October 25th, 2021



  • How Slavery Helped Build a World Economy by the Schomburg Centre

    How Slavery Helped Build a World Economy by the Schomburg Centre0

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    • Saturday, March 20th, 2021

    “Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!”—Patrick Henry, Speech in the Virginia Convention, March, 1775. African peoples were captured and

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  • The great exodus through the Mediterranean sea

    The great exodus through the Mediterranean sea0

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    • Friday, March 12th, 2021

    Every day, thousands of refugees head for Europe. Their hopes for a new life are greater than their fear of the passage across the Mediterranean Sea. It’s springtime, and again, refugees are making their way to Europe. The reasons are manifold: poverty – often abject poverty -, no education, no chance of a job. Then

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  • As the USA and NATO prepares For ‘A Modern Day’ War Against Russia

    As the USA and NATO prepares For ‘A Modern Day’ War Against Russia0

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    • Saturday, February 27th, 2021

    For the first time in a quarter-century, the prospect of war—real war, war between the major powers—will be on the agenda of Western leaders when they meet at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland, on July 8 and 9. Dominating the agenda in Warsaw (aside, of course, from the “Brexit” vote in the UK) will

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  • Why Jerusalem has always been such a dangerous flashpoint

    Why Jerusalem has always been such a dangerous flashpoint0

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    • Friday, January 29th, 2021

    There are bulls in china shops and then there is Donald Trump. Charging in where every US President before him had feared to tread, he announced yesterday his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Israelis, naturally, were delighted; Palestinians appalled. In Gaza, Hamas pledged that the decision would “open the gates of hell”. The tone

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  • It Is Not Islam That Drives Young Europeans to Jihad.

    It Is Not Islam That Drives Young Europeans to Jihad.0

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    • Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

    Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a Manchester pop concert this week, started life advantageously enough: to parents who had fled Gadhafi’s Libya for a new life in Britain. But actually it was that kind of dislocation that would send him off kilter two decades later, says Olivier Roy, one of

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  • ‘Ethical Hacking’ Is The Next Big Thing – Here’s What You Need To Know

    ‘Ethical Hacking’ Is The Next Big Thing – Here’s What You Need To Know0

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    • Sunday, January 10th, 2021

    Think of it as a potential change in career. With all the cybercrime going on, companies are increasingly looking for “legal hackers” or “penetration testers” to help probe and improve their networks, applications, and other computer systems with the ultimate goal of preventing data theft and fraud. How fun does that sound?Although perhaps not as fun

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