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The Cuban Lesson – Ask, Learn, Lead

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“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what, together, we can do for the freedom of man.” With these stirring words, John Fitzgerald Kennedy became the 35th man to take […]

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The Song that Ended a Strike

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JC Smuts

In October 1917 British war efforts faced a potentially paralysing challenge. Thousands of men were deserting the coal mines of southern Wales and an ugly strike over pay and living conditions was brewing. Admiralty officials estimated that the rapidly dwindling coal reserves would last another week, after which the navy would lose its ability to […]

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