Evidence is no longer important. It is the accusation that matters. The presumption shifts from innocence to guilt. Calling a false accuser a liar becomes a political sin.
Tens of thousands of unwilling Uyghur recruits, many straight from internment camps, are being herded as never before, onto trains. To fulfill a rising tide of punishing Government quotas, they are being shipped in increasing numbers to factories and sweat shops to make goods for well-known western companies in China’s heartland.
Celebrate the family, rediscover the family, focus on the family if you want to build the new society on flexibility, responsibility, care and sustainability. Improve family policies to show how to do it. That will be the right way to establish equality, freedom and ecology, and to reach all members of society.
At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are, today, on Rome’s cycle of decline. Historians might squirm at such attempts to use the past but, even if history does not repeat itself, nor come packaged into moral lessons, it can deepen our sense of what it […]