The most impressive point of the book so far is how prescient some of the author’s insights were, considering that she wrote most of the essays prior to the 2016 election cycle for Al Jazeera.
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Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers is an eminently readable account of the events that led up to the outbreak of World War I. Written in a narrative style, but rich with detail and innovative arguments about the origins of the war, Clark’s work is meant for a general audience but will also appeal to scholars lookingContinue reading “Wide Awake: Christopher Clark’s “The Sleepwalkers” and World War I”
In 1990, Nelson Mandela ended an almost forty-year prison term on Robben Island where he had essentially been internally exiled along with other African National Congress (ANC) and Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) leaders by the apartheid government in an attempt to neutralize his political influence on the black South African population. Even after almost fourContinue reading “The Tradition of the African National Congress: Maintaining Relevance”
Allegiance is an excellent play that explores the complexity of being a Japanese-American during World War II and reveals America’s problematic approach to citizens of ethnic and racial minorities.