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Trump’s Attack on Socialism Is No Help to Capitalism

Trump’s Attack on Socialism Is No Help to Capitalism

Somehow most Americans don't feel enslaved by a program that ensures health care for the elderly. Will Wilkinson, vice president for research at the Niskanen Center in Washington, notes that "some of the freest countries in the world, and the most capitalist, have single-payer systems."

How New Silk Roads Are Shaping Southwest Asia

How New Silk Roads Are Shaping Southwest Asia

Investors from ASEAN to Southwest Asia are increasingly convinced that China is the only game in town for new ideas and major capital investment, way ahead on 5G and just about every technology. Moreover, the Chinese have not yet commercialized all their advances. That’s something even Singapore, the...

One Minute to Midnight

One Minute to Midnight

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is wrong to keep the hands of the Doomsday Clock stuck at two minutes to midnight. The situation is far more grave than its assessed “new abnormal” would suggest. The world is on the edge of the nuclear abyss. It’s one minute before midnight, and we...

The Problem of International Law

The Problem of International Law

Now, with global warming upon us and lifestyles soon to be under threat, things are going to get even messier—and messy social and economic situations are usually good news for barbarians. More than ever, we are going to need uncorrupted international laws, courts and police.

Racism and the Fight over Venezuela

Racism and the Fight over Venezuela

The rich in Venezuela are overwhelming white people. They long ruled the country. The mestizo majority are the poor. Hugo Chavez brought them to power. The white people want the power back. This obvious racist aspect of the conflict is missing from the general reporting of the issue. It only comes to light in...