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The Twilight of the European Union

June 25, 2018 0
The “West,” as that term has been understood since the end of World War II, is cracking up. It consisted, broadly, of the US, Canada, and Western Europe, the latter slowly recast as the European [ Read Article ]

It’s Time for Greece to Leave the Reich

October 15, 2016 0
Greece has just scraped together the money to make its latest, $757 million (848 million euro) payment to its European (read: German) debtmasters. It did so, without cash enough in the national coffers, by forcibly [ Read Article ]

Our Broken Polity, and How To Fix It

November 1, 2016 1
As we stagger toward the finish line of one of the most dismaying election campaigns in American political history, one thing is clear: that our political system as it now stands is broken. We reached [ Read Article ]

How Long Must the Charade Go On?

June 30, 2017 0
Five months into the Trump presidency—or five hours, for that matter—it was clear that the White House had been occupied by a charlatan, somewhere between a buffoon and a demagogue and competent in neither role. [ Read Article ]