Tag: John F. Kennedy

Nelson Mandela: Heroes of Liberation and Heroes of Building-Up

Nelson Mandela is sometimes called “the Black Pimpernel.” This South African lawyer and tribal prince first achieved world prominence at the time of John F. Kennedy’s presidency. Mandela is one of the great fighters for liberation in the twentieth century, along with Ernesto Che Guevara, the Colombian Jesuit priest Camilo Torres Restrepo, Mohandas Gandhi, and

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Syria: What’s to be done?

International affairs do not have to be complicated. This is the case of Syria today. What’s to be done? In a word, hegemony must be established for the side that seeks human rights and freedom. That side is being championed by the United States of America. On the struggle to establish hegemony, a crucial question

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