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Book Review: Black Rednecks and White Liberals – Part 3: The True History of Slavery

For previous parts of this review, see Part 1 and Part 2. In the Western world, and in America in particular, slavery is a widely misunderstood phenomenon. When people hear the word “slave,” most Americans think of blacks enslaved by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Black Rednecks and White Liberals – Part 2: Are Jews Generic?

Part 1 of this review can be found here. The second part of Thomas Sowell’s Black Rednecks and White Liberals bears the delightful title “Are Jews Generic?” and takes the reader on a tour across several continents and millenia to … Continue reading

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In Praise of White Men

Nothing is more fashionable in left-wing circles these days than complaining about white men. White men are held responsible for colonialism, slavery, racism, a multitude of genocides, both world wars, various other wars, and pretty much anything that has gone … Continue reading

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The EU Is Not Europe

The European Union is a political union comprising 28 countries. Europe is a continent which contains about fifty countries. The two are not the same. The Swiss, Norwegians, Belarusians and Ukrainians are no less European than the Germans, French, and … Continue reading

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Historical Myths Part 1/∞: Columbus Proved that the Earth Is Round

The story goes something like this: Back in the Middle Ages, people in Europe were stupid and ignorant, so they believed the world to be flat. Then along came the great Italian visionary Christopher Columbus who realised that the Earth … Continue reading

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