Every Three Minutes

Someone I follow on Twitter retweeted from @Every3Minutes, the approximate regularity of American slave sales, exchanges, family divisions, and a host of other atrocities. I checked out @Every3Minutes, followed and asked for updates. The events described are heart-rending. What drives home the regularity of the crimes is that a tweet is released every three minutes.… Continue reading Every Three Minutes

Russia and America, Tocqueville

Russia and America There are, at the present time, two great nations in the world which seem to tend towards the same end, although they started from different points: I allude to the Russians and the Americans. Both of them have grown up unnoticed; and whilst the attention of mankind was directed elsewhere, they have… Continue reading Russia and America, Tocqueville