Politics & Economics

Politics & Economics

Rod on the Events and Trends Shaping Our Future

Israel’s Deep State Targets Netanyahu With Bogus Charges

by Caroline Glick February 16, 2018 The Israeli police investigation against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows remarkable similarities with the Special Counsel probe against President Donald Trump in the United States. If you are appalled at the total...

Will the Democrats Get Away With It?

by Victor Davis Hanson February 15, 2018 What is the endgame to never-ending wrongdoing? The FISA-gate, Clinton emails, and Uranium One scandals are sort of reaching a consensus. Many things quite wrong and illegal were done by both Hillary Clinton and her entourage...

The Swedish Case for Limited Government

by Daniel J. Mitchell February 15, 2018 Sweden punches way above its weight in debates about economic policy. Leftists all over the world say the Nordic nation is an example that proves a big welfare state can exist in a rich nation. And since various data sources...

The Red Sea, Where Alliances Shift With the Tide

The region is too strategically valuable to be left alone by regional and even global powers.   by George Friedman February 14, 2018 The Red Sea is an immensely valuable region strategically. It’s been an active trade zone since the time of the ancient Egyptians, and...

The Ruling Class Vs. The Second Amendment

by AWR Hawkins February 14, 2018 America’s political elites condemn gun rights for the average citizen while constantly being protected by armed guards. Are their lives more valuable than yours? The ruling class in America holds one set of standards for itself and a...

Right To Try: Our Best Shot at Saving Healthcare

by Patrick Cox February 13, 2018 The Right to Try (RTT) movement may be our best shot at saving the healthcare system. It may also be your best personal chance at living long enough to benefit from next-generation biotechnologies that will extend healthspans far...

Russia and China’s Alliance of Convenience

A common enemy isn’t the basis for a stable, enduring partnership. by Jacob L. Shapiro February 12, 2018 In late December, China and Russia conducted a six-day joint military exercise. The exercise simulated attacks on both countries from ballistic and cruise...

The SpaceX Effect

by Newt Gingrich February 12, 2018 The successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida was a tremendous step toward reasserting American leadership in space. The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful...

The Myth of Scandinavian Socialism

The Nordic model is far from socialist by Corey Iacono February 9, 2018 Bernie Sanders has single-handedly brought the term “democratic socialism” into the contemporary American political lexicon and shaken millions of Millennials out of their apathy towards politics....

A Profound Shift in U.S. Strategy

by Phillip Orchard February 8, 2018 The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy articulated a profound shift in U.S. strategy, but one that has long been underway: Great power competition, not terrorism, is now the primary focus of U.S. national security. According...


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