Here are some topics we'd like to write about, and would be happy to get input for. Send any info you have to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Beccaria getting torture abolished in Europe https://www.exurbe.com/on-crimes-and-punishments-and-beccaria/
- the clerk who exposed Belgian Congo by looking at ships' dockets https://www.amazon.com/King-Leopolds-Ghost-Heroism-Colonial/dp/0618001905/
- the abolitionists who proved the death rate of slaves on sugar plantations by looking at ships' logs https://www.amazon.com/Bury-Chains-Prophets-Rebels-Empires/dp/0618619070
There's a few common claims about Things The Future Will Judge Us For (e.g. factory farming). What are some unusual claims people have made, either now or long in the past?
really any interesting information about the Scapa Society, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scapa_Society:
The Scapa Society (Society for Checking (or Controlling) the Abuses in Public Advertising) was an organization founded in Britain in 1893 to protest against the burgeoning advertising business. It has been called "the first organised reaction against advertising"