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Remembering Mr. Jones

The killing of George Floyd led to protests and demands for the removal of monuments and place names that glorify Confederates, slave owners, and European colonial oppressors. In the past, such deaths or shocking revelations provided compelling reason to correct history, as did the fall of the Iron Curtain. Now, a just-released, historically-informed film simply called “Mr. Jones” casts a darker version of a terrible history, and necessitates a settling of scores. Mr. Jones is Gareth Jones, an earnest Welsh journalist, who unmasked the appalling scale of Josef Stalin’s mass murder in Ukraine in 1932 and 1933, following a sojourn …read more

Source:: The American Interest