The Future of the UK After Leaving The EU: Capitalism or Socialism?

Will the United Kingdom come out of this departure, in the long run, politically and economically stronger or weaker? That depends upon what the citizens of the United Kingdom do with their reestablished democratic self-determination.

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A World without Adversity

The first time I had to fire someone, nearly 30 years ago, I lay awake the night before. There was no question that she had to be fired. Her irresponsible behavior was jeopardizing the whole research project that I was running. But she was just 19 years old and a nice...

Freedom’s Defenders

Memorial Day is always a solemn occasion, but especially so this year, because we have so recently experienced this day’s meaning first-hand. We have seen it in two different ways: we have seen the courage of our troops on the battlefields of Afghanistan —...

The United Nation’s War Against Israel

In true U.N tradition, Annan ignores the action of gunmen that murder five-year old girls in cold blood, of teenage bombers programmed to indiscriminately kill Jews and of the Palestinian soldiers that cower in teeming population centers, allowing woman and children to suffer the consequences of their actions — all clear violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

The “Peace Process” Myth: Negotiations End Wars

Wars usually end with both sides sitting down at a table and signing a peace agreement. From this, some people seem to think that the way to get peace is to start sitting down at a table and beginning negotiations. In other words, start “the peace process”...

In Washington, Hindsight is 20/400

There are serious reasons for criticizing President Bush’s war against terrorism. One reason involves his refusal to support Israel’s self-defense against the openly terrorist organization, the P.L.O. What’s good for the Taliban should be good for...

The Purpose of a Palestinian State

The April 1 edition of Newsweek carried the ominous headline: How will Israel survive? Most of us thought we’d never have to hear the question again. But with psychopaths cashing in on Iraqi-sponsored life insurance policies at the expense of innocent Israeli...

From Flanders Fields to Roberts Ridge

To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. — John McCrae, “In Flanders Fields,” 1915 We cherish, too, the poppy red That grows...

The Strange Phenomenon of Black Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism in America, according to a survey commissioned by the Anti-Defamation League, stands at an all-time low. But alarmingly, the survey found blacks three to four times more likely than non-blacks to be anti-Semitic. Black Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney,...

Reparations: America’s New Slavery

Reparations for descendents of slaves is picking up steam — not among the 80 percent of the population who (according to polls) oppose it; but with big name politicians in one of our two major parties. (Guess which party?) The Governor of California, Gray Davis,...