Daily Archives: June 25, 2020

On The Supply And Demand Of Racism

It seems strange to think of racism as an economic “good” that has a supply and demand.  Yet we find ourselves in a strange place where people who possess the racism of soft expectations of others grovel and apologize for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, And Revenge

The Spanish Civil War:  Reaction, Revolution, And Revenge, by Paul Preston It is a hard thing to find a good book on the Spanish Civil War.  There is an oft-repeated saw that history is written by the winners, but in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Half Of Spain Died

Half Of Spain Died:  A Reappraisal Of The Spanish Civil War, by Herbert L. Matthews When your title is an obvious and hysterical overstatement of the truth (a lot of people in Spain died, but nowhere near half of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spanish Civil War (Jackson)

The Spanish Civil War, by Gabriel Jackson In some ways, it is nice to know that the New York Times has long had garbage-tier thoughts when it came to political matters.  This book is written by someone whose biases against … Continue reading

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