Louisiana’s Angola: Proving ground for racialized capitalism

Louisiana’s Angola: Proving ground for racialized capitalism

When the U.S. Civil War ended, Edward A. Pollard “of Virginia” immediately wrote a history of Confederate military operations—The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates—where he insisted that human slavery was immune from moral blame for the just concluded conflict…

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The Best Coral Reefs in the World

The Best Coral Reefs in the World

Oceans are incredible creation. They have a fascinating mix of beautiful underwater garden, colorful marine life, and exhilarating sea creatures. Coral reefs, in particular, are not only exquisite but also helps balance the planet Earth’s rich ecosystem. They generate half of the Earth’s oxygen and absorb nearly one-third of the carbon dioxide. We listed some of the best coral reefs in the world!

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Rewriting history in the People’s Republic of Amnesia and beyond

Rewriting history in the People's Republic of Amnesia and beyond

The French historian Ernest Renan said: "Forgetting … is a crucial factor in the creation of the nation."
In contemporary China, it’s put into practice with surgical skill. Specific memories of events deemed sensitive by the state are not just forgotten, they are winnowed out and selectively deleted. The Communist Party has succeeded in hacking the collective memory.

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