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Why Modern Society Is No Longer Better than Traditional Society

Or why modern society is doomed… Continue reading

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Unlike Madonna, the Middle East Isn’t a “Material Girl”

The problem is radical ideology in command on the sides of both leaders and the masses… Continue reading

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Why Do Americans – Especially Among the Contemporary Elite – Believe Their Country is Evil?

The American elite has convinced itself and a large portion of the country’s youth that America’s whole history is evil… Continue reading

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If You Don’t Stand Up for Western Civilization It Will Fall

A small incident in an obscure court case in Minnesota shows why we need to understand properly the debate over Islam, Islamism, and Islamophobia… Continue reading

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Needed: A Marxist-Style Analysis to Understand and Combat the Extreme Left’s Hegemony

Ironically, those opposing the current hegemonic ideas and political forces in the United States and Europe must develop a Marxist-style analysis of what has happened… Continue reading

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Western Survival Depends on Western Pride

Claude Guéant, the French interior minister, sparked a firestorm last month when he praised Western values as “superior” to the oppressive ones found elsewhere, namely the Islamic world… Continue reading

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A Very Brief History of European Christian Anti-Jewish Sentiment

Born with the rise of Christianity and Roman Catholicism, anti-Jewish sentiment is an old and firmly entrenched phenomenon in Europe… Continue reading

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Are You Left-Wing or Right-Wing? Hopefully, I’m Honest-and-Accurate Wing

I ran into an older, retired Israeli colleague who is a fine scholar in his field and agreed to have coffee in a nearby Tel Aviv cafe. In the ensuing conversation I learned some key things about why current intellectual and political discussion is such a wreck… Continue reading

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Can Real Liberalism and the Democratic Party Be Saved from the Radical Takeover?

The far left has at least temporarily won the battle of ideas in the United States and taken over institutions by pretending to be “liberal”… Continue reading

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The Three Rules of Western Discourse and Why The Media Must Always Blame Israel

It is truly astonishing how, it often seems, how Western media coverage must blame Israel for everything that “goes wrong” in the Middle East… Continue reading

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How I Learned About Courage From an Arab Marxist and About Cowardice From Western Phony “Liberals”

A little man stood on the stage in a British university hall… Continue reading

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In The Liberal-Conservative Debate Where’s the Common Sense?

It never ceases to amaze me that both liberals and conservatives in the American debate are missing the most important point… Continue reading

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Europe’s Underestimated Islamists

In early 1959, a small West German intelligence operation stumbled over a sensational find: U.S. collusion with the Muslim Brotherhood… Continue reading

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Ban on Circumcision: Trampling Religious Rights of non-Christians in the Netherlands

Holland’s doctors’ association is encouraging Dutch parliament to place a ban on male circumcision, calling the practice “a violation of human rights”… Continue reading

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A Warning From Norway

Almost lost in official Washington’s preoccupation with the partisan slug-fest over raising the debt ceiling and reducing the deficit was the… Continue reading

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What I Have Learned In My Long Visit to America

What’s most scary in America today may be the financial deficit and it may be government policies, but for me the scariest thing is… Continue reading

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My Education

When I was getting a great education they made us read Shakespeare and Dickens; Wordsworth and Keats; Hemmingway and Faulkner… Continue reading

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The Key to Obama’s Foreign Policy: The World Turned Upside Down

I think I’ve made a breakthrough in understanding President Barack Obama’s foreign policy of punishing friends, rewarding enemies, and… Continue reading

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What is the Political Difference Between The West and Middle East?

In the West, moderate democracy — somewhere between social democrats and conservatives — trumps militant nationalism and religion… Continue reading