Social-media platforms are increasingly under attack for the content they carry and face heavy fines in some European countries. What is under question here is the legal responsibility of a platform for the content users post as well as how much freedom is to be given to speech. It is like a return to the XVth and XVIth century when the Church tried to control philosophy and science. Continue reading →
Migrants continue to make their way to Europe and Europeans are showing their discontent more and more at the ballot boxes. Yet, many in Europe still argue more are welcome. The European experiment of integrating those from other cultures is a failure and more will make matters worse. Continue reading →
En Français: Une interview réalisée en juin 2017 à Ouagadougou avec Radio Oméga où nous discutons de la situation dramatique du pays, la violence croissante et des solutions possibles.
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English Translation Below:
Good morning Mr. Kazoias.
Can you present yourself and tell us why you are in Burkina Faso?
I am invited by the US Embassy as an independent journalist to lead training in investigative journalism. Of course, we can’t do everything that is investigative journalism. The idea was to show the paths to follow to deepen one’s knowledge, to develop investigative journalism in the country. Continue reading →
Harper Lee’s novel against ‘racial injustice’ in the deep South was pulled from the school programs by the Biloxi School District because “its language makes some people uncomfortable.” And so it should!
You can follow the debate on my Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/george.kazolias
And Koddos to @FoxNews for covering the story. You can read (Fox’s take on it click here):
As it is still impossible to ‘ban’ books in America, I figure this is the best Biloxi, Mississippi’s Whites could do to sweep uncomfortable truths under the rug. But I insist, this discomfort with speaking about injustice towards Blacks is not limited to the South. Dotard won the electoral vote thanks to a couple of key Northern states.
‘The Vietnam War’ documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick sparked great debate among those of my generation and not least of all with my former Army buddies. This Post is adapted from correspondance I had with one of my friends from Charlie Company.
Vergangenheitsbewätigung (the word the Germans use for their work on coming to terms with what they did and atoning for the sins of their fathers) Continue reading →