“White Gold” by Giles Milton – the story of white slaves captured by Barbary pirates

There is a sadly growing phenomenon called “whataboutery”. This applies when someone mentions a particularly good or bad thing and someone else seeks to dilute the effect of the comment by talking about something else – they tend to start their sentences with “What about …?”. One of the places on social media I have … Continue reading “White Gold” by Giles Milton – the story of white slaves captured by Barbary pirates