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Book Review: Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Thomas Sowell’s 2006 book Black Rednecks and White Liberals is a collection of six long-form essays about history and the relationship between different racial, ethnic, and cultural groups. The eponymous first essay argues that contemporary black American “ghetto culture” is … Continue reading

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Is the German Language Older Than English?

When I was re-reading Thomas Sowell’s Black Rednecks and White Liberals in preparation of writing a review of it, I stumbled across the following passage: Germans are an old people—their language is centuries older than English, French, Spanish, or Italian … Continue reading

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