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Emmanuel Macron at a ceremony to start the construction of the first metro line in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, last week

Macron rules out reparations for colonialism

By News & Current Affairs, Reparations

By RFI — French President Emmanuel Macron has called for “reconciliation” of the ways former colonisers and colonised remember the past but ruled out reparations. Macron toured three African countries, two of them former French colonies, last week and is soon to visit Algeria. In a TV interview recorded while he was in Ghana on Thursday, Macron told a young Frenchwoman of Congolese origin that it would be “totally ridiculous”…

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Why the Majority of White Women Voted for Trump

By Commentaries/Opinions

What motivated women to vote for a misogynist candidate? By Kate Manne, Oxford University Press — The following is adapted from the new book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne (Oxford University Press, November 2017), available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound. Cut now to Hillary Clinton, whom many people not only disliked and mistrusted but also expressed visceral disgust for during her 2016 presidential campaign. One such was Donald Trump, who didn’t want to…

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A Lesson on Slavery for White America

By Editors' Choice

By Paul Street — Look at the following series of tweets from the president of the United States, reflecting Thursday on the tearing down of Confederate statues in the U.S. South: Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments. You can’t change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson—who’s next, Washington, Jefferson?…

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