Opinion

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Cuba and Venezuela shape new generation of "Revolutionary Doctors"

Brouwer traces the evolution of Cuba's health system that has led to Cuban-Venezuelan collaboration in providing health care for their people and medical assistance throughout the world.

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Book Review: Fascism, war and struggle through one person's eyes

"In 1945, Germany and Japan surrendered and World War II ended ... Our stories must be heard and remembered."

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Sugar's bittersweet history

The history of sugar  is a fascinating, complicated and ongoing journey that takes us through the brutal depths of slavery to the heights of resistance and abolition, to the ingenuity of invention from Hershey's milk chocolate to Brazil's biofuels.

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Milwaukee's finest: the amazing story of John Gilman

"Once we die, all that remains are the remembrances of what we've done while we were here..." It is because of this belief that John Gilman felt compelled to put into his own words his life story - and quite a story it is.

 

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We still remember you, Frank Little

This little 118-page booklet is the first time anybody has even tried to bring the facts of Frank Little's life and murder together.

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Lincoln's fiery trial was America's too

Book review: Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."

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Philosophy is dead, asserts Stephen Hawking in new book

Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists and a great thinker-in-general, has written, after almost a ten year hiatus, a short new book that gives some surprising new answers to the ultimate questions of life.

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Novels, memory and the Holocaust

Holocaust Remembrance Day just passed, and it got me thinking about memory and empathy.

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Americans get fired for nothing

Book Review: "Can They Do That? Retaking Our Fundamental Rights in the Workplace"

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Setting the record straight for Emmett Till

A review of "Simeon's Story, An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till" and an interview with the author, Simeon Wright.

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