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The insular versus the liberal

Malcolm Fraser was a liberal and a Liberal. And like most people he would have had his complexities and contradictions beyond both those labels.

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Election 2019

Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela Book Review

The old saying of not appreciating something or someone until it is gone can apply to any aspect our lives. All of my grandparents have long since passed away, but I still miss them. 191 more words

Books

Six Pillars Broadcast - The Nelson Mandela Exhibition

Audio recorded during a tour of the current Official Nelson Mandela exhibition at the Leake Street Gallery, Waterloo. Learning Manager Caroline Kumana describes aspects of this major new exhibition that explores the life of the world’s most famous freedom fighter and political leader. 233 more words

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The Basketball Team with Two Popes, Two Comedians, and Two Statesmen

The Harlem Globetrotters have accomplished much in the nearly-100 years since their founding. In addition to playing more than 26,000 exhibition games in 123 countries and territories, the team has also acquired a pretty impressive roster of distinguished players, including honorary members… 34 more words

Entertainment

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela - Book Review

Long walk to freedom is an extraordinary story of an extraordinary man. A story of Diligence coupled with persistence, and of the never-ending struggle for a vision of a visionary. 400 more words

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U-2 COULD WIN A NOBEL PRIZE

May 10th in history:

Winston Churchill first became prime minister of Great Britain on this day in 1940. It was during Churchill’s second term in the 1950s that he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature for writing history books. 103 more words

Today In History

The South African Impact on the US

The Effect of South Africa on the United States

— Americans are constantly amazed when I clarify for them the impact that South Africa has had on their country and the role it is playing in the demise of the institutions and views that made America great in the first place. 1,022 more words

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