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Which Billionaire Will Run for President in 2020?

Which Billionaire Will Run for President in 2020?

by    Larry Beck

America goes to the polls in 2020. Will we see a billionaire or bigot run for office? With the next US presidential election right around the corner, I feel compelled to make some predictions based on recent events. Billionaires seem like a good place to start. No billionaire is going to win in 2020 with or without Read More

Donald Trump Is the Real National Emergency

Donald Trump Is the Real National Emergency

by    S. Suresh

America’s national emergency is not on its southern border, but rather in the White House in the form of its inept president. On February 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to appropriate the funds needed to build a wall on America’s southern border with Mexico. Trump’s autocratic action will definitely face Read More

Was the Iranian Revolution Historically Inevitable?

Was the Iranian Revolution Historically Inevitable?

by    Ghoncheh Tazmini

While revolutionary protesters espoused diverse ideals and ambitions and worldviews, there was one objective that was almost universal: wholesale opposition to Western political exploitation. As Vladimir Lenin famously said, “The revolution does not need historians.” The Iranian Revolution of 1979, lacking the old Marxist grandeur of historical necessity, it seems, does. At 40 years old,...Read More

When a Wall Is an Emergency

When a Wall Is an Emergency

by    Peter Isackson

Who doesn’t play the politics of illusion? It appears to be the only game in town. Some people today remember that, not so long ago, the power game we call politics still employed the two basic toolboxes Aristotle bequeathed to Western civilization in ancient times: rhetoric and reasoning. The political world we live in now Read More

Brexiteers Are Not After Compromise

Brexiteers Are Not After Compromise

by    John Bruton

Leading Brexiteers are after catharsis, not compromise. Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton explains. In the UK, a no-deal Brexit has become increasingly likely. This is because Prime Minister Theresa May has decided her priority is to avoid a split in the Conservative Party. She has calculated that if she tries to get her withdrawal Read More

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