Two Hundred Years of Wagner

Nov. 19 2013

Despite his contemptible beliefs and reprehensible behavior, the composer made a unique contribution to the world of music and expanded our awareness of human possibility.

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Germany, Martin Geck, Music, Richard Wagner

Mike Pompeo Rejects One of the Myths of the Palestinian Refugees

Jan. 19 2021

Since the beginning of the year, the outgoing secretary of state has been using his Twitter account to tout his department’s various accomplishments during his tenure. Among these, notes Jimmy Quinn, lay an important statement explaining the 2018 decision to cease funding the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA): “it’s estimated [that less than] 200,000 Arabs displaced in 1948 are still alive and most others are not refugees.” Quinn explains:

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More about: Mike Pompeo, Palestinian refugees, U.S. Foreign policy, UNRWA