We need to talk about slavery’s impact on all of us | Olivette Otele

How should we address the longterm trauma that was caused? As professor of the history of slavery, I aim to find outWhen my new role as professor of the history of slavery at the University of Bristol was announced, some people’s reaction was, “about t…

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The Guardian view on the fall of the Berlin Wall: history’s lessons | Editorial

It was hailed as the definitive triumph of liberal democracy. Thirty years on, the lessons of 1989 look rather different“The owl of Minerva begins its flight only with the coming of the dusk,” wrote Hegel in the Philosophy of Right. This was a poetic w…

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