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28/06/2020 - 12:23
These people tried to improve the world, and succeeded, but also indirectly killed millions of people. That, at least, is the lesson of...
22/06/2020 - 12:03
“A Lie Without Punishment,” blared the headline of the mass-circulation newsweekly Do Rzeczy, and the subhead added, “In his book about the...
13/06/2020 - 12:41
Some scholars argued that changing the society’s name would be a step against racism and sexism, specifically in how academics research and...
08/06/2020 - 12:17
DW: Professor Harari, we're in the midst of a global pandemic. What concerns you most about how the world is changing? ...
25/05/2020 - 17:32
Nonetheless, in late 1916, the German army undertook a Judenzählung (“Jew count”) of serving soldiers to see if Jews were doing...
18/05/2020 - 19:28
She is bound by certain generic constraints—for instance, the historian is not supposed to make up facts, characters, or dialogue, as the...
13/05/2020 - 13:34
In the religious Jewish community, which relies upon tradition for its internal fortitude, this unprecedentedness has caused its own brand...
03/05/2020 - 17:54
According to “Theodor Herzl: The Charismatic Leader,” a newly-released biography by historian Derek Penslar, Zionism’s founder struggled...
26/04/2020 - 15:35
The Black Death wiped out half the population of Europe in the space of four years. In some places the mortality was far swifter and...
12/04/2020 - 14:24
These estimates are based on the losses up to this point, but they don’t include indirect damage caused, for example, by the layoff of...
29/03/2020 - 15:35
Clearly, a lot can happen in a decade—but innovation has to start somewhere. Based on what’s breaking through now, here are some trends...
24/03/2020 - 16:08
Now he foresees a similar outcome in the United States and the rest of the world. While many epidemiologists are warning of months, or even...

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