Politics & Economics

Politics & Economics

Rod on the Events and Trends Shaping Our Future

Can Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear?

by George Friedman February 7, 2018 Summary Unless the U.S. military does something to stop it (and maybe even then), North Korea is going to become a full-fledged nuclear power, a fact that is stressing the U.S. alliance structure in Northeast Asia. Whether the U.S....

The Clinton Smear Machine and Déjà Vu All Over Again

by Daniel Greenfield February 7, 2018 In the very early nineties, the Democrats were as obsessed with cocaine as they are now are with Russia. The cocaine in question was alleged to have been bought by Vice President Dan Quayle. The 1992 election was coming up. The...

The Memo Reveals the Coup Against America

The memo has been released, now it’s time to release everything.   by Daniel Greenfield February 3, 2018 The Democrats and the media spent a week lying to the American people about the “memo.” The memo was full of "classified information" and releasing” it would...

Trump Teaches the GOP How to Fight

by Michael Goodwin February 1, 2018 It’s an observation so strikingly true that you wonder why you didn’t think of it earlier. “Donald Trump,” a friend told me the other day, “is teaching the Republican Party how to fight and how to win.” The evidence is everywhere...

The Remarkable Irrelevance of Russia at Davos

by Dr. Pavel Baev February 1, 2018 Russian affairs used to attract outsized attention at the annual gatherings of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Not this year. In Davos last week, the global business elite appeared not to be interested in either the problems or...

For Iran, Tough Choices Ahead

Its social and political stability has been shaken, and external pressures are mounting. by Xander Snyder January 31, 2018 The protests that broke out throughout Iran late last month have dissipated and, it seems, things have largely returned to normal. But while the...

Haiti Needs Capitalism, Not More Central Planning

The Haitian government's disastrous attempt to centrally plan organic bananas shows just how important respecting individuals' economic freedom is. by Michael Kastner January 29, 2018 Haiti’s government should do an about-face from the policy of forcefully...

The Paper Civil War on Trump

by Daniel Greenfield January 24, 2018 The original Civil War was fought by farmhands and factory workers, freed slaves and young boys turned soldiers; the new Civil War is being fought by lawyers in blue or gray suits not with bullets, but with bullet points. From the...

Did America Get Fat by Listening to Government Experts?

How much disease has been caused by the Food Pyramid?   by Richard Morrison January 21, 2018 A panel of government experts gets together and decides what is healthy to eat and what isn’t. What could possibly go wrong? That path has actually made diet-related chronic...


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