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Here are some clippings about the #Cardiff1919Raceriots in the The Cambria Daily Leader. This is in today's edition, Saturday 14th June 1919

#CardiffRaceRiots1919

#Hanes #Cymru #Newyddion #Caerdydd
Here's some more information about the #CambriaLeader. It's published in #Swansea, so these are a screenshot I took from @LLGCymru online because i haven't managed to make it to #Swansea today

#CardiffRaceRiots
#DidYouKnow that the word Cambria comes from #Latin🇮🇹? It's a romanised version of the word #Cymru that was used by the Romans
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#germanculture
Today is the 297-th #birthday of #German #poet Mathias Etenhueber (1722-1782). Getting ever poorer with increasing age, he produced a large amount of #poetry in #Latin and #German, often for specific occasions in #Bavaria. In despair, he even tried to exploit..
.. the spectacle of public #executions to draw attention to his work, by writing moralizing verses commenting on specific delinquents, then displaying them publicly near the official public proclamation of the respective death sentence.
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The last PUBLIC #execution in the #kingdom of #Bavaria happend as late as 1861-11-09, when a farmhand was #guillotine​d because he had robbed and killed a Bavarian #farmer. The last public execution WITH A SWORD in #Bavaria happened as late as 1854-05-12 when 19-year old..
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@DrKassandraPari The translation "theory of science" is closer to "Wissenschaftslehre'. Even closer would be 'doctrine of science', which, I think, I will change over to. The tradition 'science of knowlege' is simply wrong, for 'knowledge' is nowhere to be found in 'Wissenschaftslehre'.
@DrKassandraPari 'Wissenschaft' is kind-of a linguistic atom, here, which only HAPPENS to contain the German word for 'knowledge'. That doesn't warrant bringing in 'knowledge', methinks.
@DrKassandraPari ('doctrine of science' is better than my current translation, for 'doctrine' is etymologically very close to 'Lehre', being derived from #Latin 'docere'.)
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I've talked before about Russian #disinformation, and how the goal is to exploit existing divisive issues to weaken the enemy. 1 #InformationWarfare #WednesdayWisdom #CambridgeAnalytica #Russie #Putin #deza
Bernie v. Hillary, Benghazi & the "email scandal" were perfect targets. There was already tension & division on those topics, so they were easy to exploit. 2
Russia also targeted #peopleofcolor (specifically black voters) to sow distrust of Hillary & the political process, which helped Trump's campaign. 3
vox.com/2018/2/16/1702…
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