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The Last of Stalin’s Foot Soldiers

From Web Exclusives

Eric Hobsbawm, who died this month at a grand old age of 95, was a lifelong apologist for some of the most monstrous crimes in history. Despite this, the British Establishment welcomed him to its bosom. He was professor and then president at my alma mater of Birkbeck College at the University of London. Prime Minister Tony Blair consulted him and advised the Queen to make him a Companion of Honour in 1998… . Continue Reading »

Evolution and Islam

From the April 2012 Print Edition

Professor Steve Jones is having trouble with students cutting class. This isn’t something stellar professors like Jones, who is well known in Great Britain for his popular science books and television appearances, are used to. His students aren’t skipping his lectures to stay in bed or go . . . . Continue Reading »