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BBC Lauds Hobsbawm, The Apologist For Stalin

“Radio 4 used lefty hand-wringer Simon Schama to do the honours. Result; an apology for a man who excused murdering monsters” “Hobsbawm reminds me of Bertrand Russell, the “brilliant” academic, dumb as a daisy when confronted with real life questions”.     The BBC made it sound as though maybe the discoverer of penicillin or […]

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