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   “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” Mahatma Gandhi Warren Buffett, speaking about economic crises and the scandals that frequently result in their aftermath, once...
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Mass Killings Under Mao – One of History’s Most Evil Men

In our recent podcast episode Evil Men, we examined the two worst killers of the 20th century. Many listeners were surprised that Hitler was not included in the list. Instead, it was Mao and...

Weekly Pandemic Update

A succinct summation of the good, the bad, and the ugly in the global pandemic news this week. This brief pandemic update is featured every week at the End of History. Click on the...
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Slavery in Africa – History of Africa Part 4

No study on the History of Africa is complete without a look at the role of slavery in Africa. When most of us think of slavery we think of plantations in the southern US,...
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This Is What Happens In An Economic Crisis – Lessons from History and What...

US inflation is rising. In March, US inflation rose to 8.5%, compared to 2.6% one year earlier. We can expect that number to keep ascending as the fallout of supply chain shortages, rising food...

Brainwashing in the 21st Century – Viacom

Part 2 If you are my age you remember a time when MTV actually played music videos. Today the channel is much more active in running reality TV and award shows that feature the most...
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Fact Sheet and Explainer Uighur Muslims in China Prison Camps

As many as 1.5 million Uighurs are reportedly being held in Chinese prison camps. This fact sheet explains what is taking place among China's Uighurs.
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9 Numbers – The Threat Against Children in Armed Conflict Globally

These 9 numbers from the UN report to the Security Council on Children in Armed Conflicts tell the toll being taken on children around the world in 2018.

5 Charts and Maps To Help You Monitor COVID-19

There is a lot of hype, a lot of politics, and a lot of unknown when it comes to COVID-19. Sometimes math is the best way to find an objective perspective because numbers don't...
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Uighurs and Rohingya – Modern Crimes Against Humanity

In this intelligence brief podcast episode available exclusively to the End of History's Patreon supporters, JB Shreve takes a deep dive into the crises of the Uighurs and the Rohingya. We take a look...