Wikipedia on Bertrand Russell: On the Right Side of History

I have come across Russell’s name way to many times. And it was about time I figure out who he really was. This is a snippet from Wikipedia for now. I hope I get a chance to read a little bit of what he wrote.

Russell was a prominent anti-war activist; he championed anti-imperialism[8][9] and went to prison for his pacifism during World War I.[10] Later, he campaigned against Adolf Hitler, then criticised Stalinist totalitarianism, attacked the involvement of the United States of America in the Vietnam War, and was an outspoken proponent of nuclear disarmament.[11] In 1950 Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought.”[12]

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