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Communism Solved Racism in Cuba, 1619 Project Founder Claimed

“Education is the cornerstone of the revolution,” she wrote. She praised the communist country’s education and health care systems, saying the latter, in particular, is a “world model.”

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Communism Solved Racism in Cuba, 1619 Project Founder Claimed

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Brave freedom fighters in Cuba have taken to the streets, demanding the end of the country’s communist dictatorship. Just two years ago, however, Nikole Hannah-Jones, founder of The New York Times‘s “1619 Project,” praised Cuba’s communist revolution for bringing about “the end of codified racism.” Democrats like President Joe Biden may offer lip service in support of the protesters, but many on the Left have cheered on the oppression.

In 2019, around the original launch of the 1619 Project, Hannah-Jones identified Cuba as a model for racial equality. The 1619 Project claims to unearth systemic racism in the United States, and the original version claimed that the “true founding” of America came not with the Declaration of Independence in 1776 but with the arrival of the first slaves in Virginia in 1619 (the first slaves actually arrived far earlier). In an interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, Hannah-Jones suggested the U.S. should follow Cuba in fighting racism.

“Are there candidates right now — or even just places — that you think have a viable and sufficiently ambitious integration agenda, and if so, what is it?” Klein asked Hannah-Jones on his podcast, recently unearthed by The National Pulse.

“I’m definitely not an expert on race relations internationally,” Hannah-Jones began. She also admitted that “it’s also hard to look at countries that didn’t have large institutions of slavery and compare them to the United States.”

“If you want to see the most equal multi-racial democ… — it’s not a democracy — the most equal multi-racial country in our hemisphere, it would be Cuba,” Hannah-Jones said.

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Cambridge University archive slaps ‘trigger warnings’ on classic children’s books because of potentially ‘harmful content’

“Cat in the Hat” deemed offensive

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Cambridge University archive slaps ‘trigger warnings’ on classic children’s books because of potentially ‘harmful content’
  • Cambridge archive to label classic texts with ‘harmful content’ warnings
  • In online versions, words, phrases and images deemed harmful will be flagged
  • And warnings about their content will be placed at the beginning of each text

Classic children’s books in a Cambridge University archive will in future be labelled with ‘trigger warnings’ for ‘harmful content relating to slavery, colonialism and racism’.

Researchers are reviewing more than 10,000 books and magazines to expose authors who have been ‘offensive to historically enslaved, colonised or denigrated people’.

It comes after anti-racist campaigners demanded teachers censor racial slurs when reading out the text of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird.

Classic children’s books in a Cambridge University archive will in future be labelled with ‘trigger warnings’ for ‘harmful content relating to slavery, colonialism and racism’.

Researchers are reviewing more than 10,000 books and magazines to expose authors who have been ‘offensive to historically enslaved, colonised or denigrated people’.

It comes after anti-racist campaigners demanded teachers censor racial slurs when reading out the text of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird.

In online versions, words, phrases and images deemed harmful will be flagged and content warnings placed at the beginning of each text.

Offending authors include Laura Ingalls Wilder, who wrote Little House On The Prairie, for her ‘stereotypical depictions of Native Americans’.

Another is Dr Theodor Seuss Geisel, author of the Dr Seuss books, for ‘overt blackface’ and cultural insensitivities.

The Water Babies, Charles Kingsley’s 1863 children’s classic about a young chimney sweep, is described as having the potential to ‘harm readers without warning’ for comments about Irish and black people. 

L Frank Baum, author of The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz, is also cited for ‘white supremacy’ in his Bandit Jim Crow, written under the pen name of Laura Bancroft.

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Irish city with 99.7 percent vaccinated over 18 has highest rate of Covid-19

Waterford city district has State’s highest rate of Covid-19 infections
– County also has highest rate of vaccination take-up in the Republic

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Irish city with 99.7 percent vaccinated over 18 has highest rate of Covid-19

Waterford city has one of the Ireland’s highest rates of vaccination against Covid-19, but one of its electoral areas has emerged as the place with the highest rate of Covid-19 infection in the State.

The city’s south electoral area has a 14-day incidence rate of 1,486 cases per 100,000 of the population, three times the national average which stands at 493 infections per 100,000 people.

The adjacent electoral area of Tramore-Waterford City West has a 14-day rate of 1,121 per 100,000, according to the latest weekly figures published by the Health Service Executive’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Waterford has the highest rate of vaccination in the country with 99.7 per cent of adults over the age of 18 (as registered in the last census) fully vaccinated. The county has gone from having one of the lowest rates of Covid-19 infection in Ireland to one of the highest.

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Putin Says West is Completely Insane, “Subverting Human Nature” For Allowing Takeover by Gender Mob

Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the west as “completely insane” for allowing children to be taught there is no biological sex.

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