As Trump scurried from the White House this week, labelled as the worst president in the history of the United States, he leaves a legacy of shattered promises and policy failures.
In a two-Party dictatorship, the important truths are kept away from being publicized on either side, Eric Zuesse writes.
Although there may not be tanks on the streets and a dictator inciting crowds from his bully pulpit, the end result has been pretty much the same.
The core lesson explored by Plato throughout all of his dialogues is that we are a species of both reason and passion who live in a discoverable universe where both freedom and law co-exist.
Under the Keynesian takeover of Bretton Woods Trans-Atlantic nations became increasingly dominated by bloated bureaucratic systems while plans for genuine development were undermined, Matthew Ehret writes.
Today’s polarization across the Trans-Atlantic world has reached a fevered pitch with the “right wing conservatives” shouting for liberty and less government while left wing liberals call for more government and top-down reforms of the system.
The potentially most interesting systemic change brought on by the virus would be the start of some sort of mandatory vaccination for travel.
But the reality of Russia’s possession of its Arctic territories is met with the usual hyperventilation in the Western media, Patrick Armstrong writes.