There are three key matters here. Cold War, a poem we learned in the first grade and Nelson Mandela. The backdrop is my own experience growing up in the eighties (I was born in 1979). These perspectives are my own, as a child in the eighties.
I was in the first grade in 1985. I am going to give perspective of these matters from how the energy felt in the eighties – then contrast it with what I have come to know today.
There are links between the the Cold War, how communists were especially described to us in the 1980s, the emergence of the Sun Poem, the current state of affairs involving the Sun Poem, the world rejecting to understand the history of the Boers in South Africa and the calls for liberation of political prisoner Nelson Mandela by the Neo-Liberal West.
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