Bravely Leading Us Into The 21st Century

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After publishing a book review that disdained treating African American slaves as “victims,” The Economist “apologises” and concedes that “slavery was an evil system.”

Postscript: I’m thinking there’s one person especially who’s really happy this morning that The Economist still doesn’t use bylines. –jm

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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