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Aristotle and Plato must go. After targeting statues, race activists now aim to topple the ancient founders of Western thought

Dan-el Padilla Peralta, a black academic, claims that Western civilisation is based on conceptions of ‘whiteness’ that come from interpretations of the ancient authors. Recently, some classicists have tied their own discipline to white nationalism, wanting to exculpate their discipline from supposed racism.  Padilla goes further and claims that classics …

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Who will Trump pardon? As pundits and activists continue to make the case for Assange, Joe Exotic’s reportedly on the list

Last-minute pardons have become a tradition for outgoing presidents. In theory, the power is supposed to be used to overturn wrongful convictions or excessively harsh sentences, but past administrations, both Democratic and Republican, have granted mercy to friends and political allies.  Trump is expected to honor this somewhat seedy custom. …

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Activists raise alarm as NHS signs ‘illegal’ deal with controversial US ‘spy-tech’ firm Palantir to handle Covid-19 patients’ data

A report published by media outlet openDemocracy claims that the UK government “sneaked through” the lucrative contract with Palantir, “a secretive artificial intelligence outfit founded by a Trump-backing billionaire… to avoid scrutiny or debate.” The outlet also questions whether necessary legal procedures were followed to award the contract. Palantir, an …

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Gang of ‘violent ultra-left’ activists charged with forming ‘terrorist group’ to wage guerrilla warfare in France – reports

Seven people described as “ultra-left” were charged with forming a “terrorist criminal group” in order to carry out violent action, several French news outlets reported, citing official sources. Anti-terrorism prosecutors asked for pre-trial detention of six of the suspects who had appeared before a judge on Friday. Interior Minister Gerald …

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Firecrackers light up Berlin neighborhood as left-wing activists ‘defend’ squatters, face off with police (VIDEO)

Demonstrators held flares and shot firecrackers as they marched through the district to defend the building currently occupied by left-wing squatters. Around 1,500 people participated in the protest, local media said, citing police. Footage published by RT’s Ruptly video agency shows activists holding a large banner reading ‘Defend Liebig34’, the …

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Democrat activists attack Trump’s Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett, suggesting her kids were ABUSED or KIDNAPPED from Haiti

Democratic activist John Lee Brougher, managing director of billionaire Tom Steyer’s NextGen America super PAC, said Friday that as an adoptee, he personally needs to “know more” about how Barrett adopted and treated her two children from Haiti. “Transracial adoption is fraught with trauma and potential for harm, and everything …

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