Monthly Archives: March 2018

UK’s abolishment of slavery made many Brits obscenely wealthy

Britain’s colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition | The Independent The British government paid out £20m to compensate some 3,000 families that owned slaves for the loss of their “property” when slave-ownership was abolished in Britain’s colonies in … Continue reading

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Time on Ice: Florida Officials Torture Prisoners With Freezing Strip Cells

“As Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said, to understand society one need only look inside its prisons.”

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Inequality Town Hall

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