The protests, denouncing the murder-execution of George Floyd, have gone global. People are marching far beyond our shores. The world for many reasons has become smaller and more interconnected. Information and images travel at instantaneous speed to a global audience. In the first of his magisterial books on 19th century Europe, Eric Hobsbawm, one of the great historians of the 20th century, remarks that the citizens of Seville only learned about the French Revolution 6 weeks months after the event. How different the world is today!