- — Howard French (@hofrench)Fri, Sep 05 2014 14:22:202) It's standard lines go like this: Arabs were involved in Slave Trade, and they were much more brutal. Why aren't you talking about them.
- — Howard French (@hofrench)Fri, Sep 05 2014 14:25:374) The G Washingtons + T Jeffersons + other worthies whose wealth + status built on backs of slaves shouldn't be judged by ethics of today.
- — Howard French (@hofrench)Fri, Sep 05 2014 14:29:347) Hey, but the UK stopped intl Slave Trade (please ignore economic and political rationales for doing so. Just call them good guys.)
A tweetstorm on that horrible Economist slavery book review
The great @hofrench explains that it is part of a long and execrable tradition.
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