Can the trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in The Hague, which resumed this week after he boycotted for four months, be prevented from descending into a farce?
Can the trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in The Hague, which resumed this week after he boycotted for four months, be prevented from descending into a farce? "Karadzic—who had boycotted the trial for four months—this week used the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to declare that his mass-murdering forces in the 1992-1995 Bosnian War were only defending against Islamic fundamentalists; that there was no campaign to create an ethnically ‘pure’ Serbia; that accounts of Bosnian death camps are a hoax and that inmates were free to leave. He also averred that the 44-month siege of Sarajevo never happened; that civilian corpses were planted in Markale and that the "myth" of 8,000 dead men and boys in Srebrenica was fabricated to lure the West into creating a Muslim state. The sometime ‘poet’ and ‘faith healer’ also succeeded in once more deferring the proceedings pending an appeal for more time to prepare his defense, scuppering Wednesday's planned appearance of the prosecution's first witnesses."
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The Canadian professor has an extensive collection posted on his site.
- Peterson's Great Books list features classics by Orwell, Jung, Huxley, and Dostoevsky.
- Categories include literature, neuroscience, religion, and systems analysis.
- Having recently left Patreon for "freedom of speech" reasons, Peterson is taking direct donations through Paypal (and Bitcoin).
The Oxfam report prompted Anand Giridharadas to tweet: "Don't be Pinkered into everything's-getting-better complacency."
- A new report by Oxfam argues that wealth inequality is causing poverty and misery around the world.
- In the last year, the world's billionaires saw their wealth increase by 12%, while the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet lost 11% of their wealth.
- The report prompted Anand Giridharadas to tweet: "Don't be Pinkered into everything's-getting-better complacency." We explain what Steven Pinker's got to do with it.
Despite incredible economic growth, it is not necessarily an investor's paradise.
- China's stock market is just 27 years old. It's economy has grown 30x over that time.
- Imagine if you had invested early and gotten in on the ground floor.
- Actually, you would have lost money. Here's how that's possible.
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