archive-title Daily Archives: 2020-11-11 10:15:46

Daily Archives: 2020-11-11 10:15:46

The foundation of Princeton and Columbia Universities was financed by lotteries

Why you must Play the Lottery by Juan Rodulfo When talking about lottery we will find different approaches and depending on how we were raised we will have the conservative one: “Lottery is for losers” or the affirmative one: “Who plays the Lottery deserves to win”. Both may have the truth on their side, but […]

The Economist Asks – What makes a dictator? | Podcasts – The Economist

This week we speak to Frank Dikötter, a professor at the university of Hong Kong and author of “How to be a dictator” Economist RadioPodcasts THE 20TH CENTURY has become known as the “age of dictatorship”, for the horrors perpetrated by Hitler, Stalin, Mao and other despots from Chile to Cambodia. Anne McElvoy asks Frank […]

Xi’s dictatorship is a tragedy, not a farce – The Spectator USA

A successful dictator has to have ruthlessness, control, influence and competence. So how does China’s leader, Xi Jinping, rate as a dictator? Xi has been in power since 2012 and thus has enough of a track record to judge. On ruthlessness, he ranks highly. The concentration camps he has created for China’s Muslim minority in […]

Genetic identification of human remains from the Spanish Civil War and the dictatorship – EurekAlert

It is estimated that around 114,000 people disappeared throughout Spain during the Spanish Civil War and subsequent dictatorship. Unfortunately, eight decades on, only a small percentage of these people have been found or identified, with around 9,000 victims from 700 mass graves (of which it is thought there are approximately 2,000) being recovered in the […]