Joe Biden and America’s Second Reconstruction

November 09, 2020

After four days of agonizing vote tabulations, interminable political commentary, overwrought election dissection and national public angst, Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 election as America’s next president. Biden partisans are entitled to some celebration. It was a...

Racism in America Leaves Its Soft Power Greatly Weakened

June 08, 2020

The horrific killing of an unarmed African American man, George Floyd, at the hands of Minneapolis police officers late last month and the ensuing demonstrations and riots across the country provide a stark and hardly compelling backdrop to the US administration’s attempt to employ America’s...

America Has Gone Over the Edge

June 05, 2020

Complaints about American decline have been commonplace since at least the Vietnam War era. In the late 1980s, declinism experienced an upsurge with the publication of "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers," by Paul Kennedy, which warned of the dangers of imperial overstretch. Even America’s...