by | Oct 9, 2019

During the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s, the Communist Party of China (CCP) deployed the weapon of compelled self-abasement to devastating effect. In the practice, rendered in English as the “Struggle Session,” enemies of the party, real or imagined, were…

by | Sep 28, 2019

Now that a Swedish teenager has testified before Congress and school children across the globe have walked out of classes in protest of lack of action on climate change, I’m sure we all have a much better understanding of climate…

by and | Sep 12, 2019

While it has been commonly recognized that the theft of intellectual property (IP) by China is at the center of the trade war between the U.S. and China, one key fact is often ignored: China’s political economy is run by…

by | Aug 13, 2019

The largest mass anti-government protests in Hong Kong’s history have now entered their third month, with demonstrators occupying and effectively paralyzing Hong Kong airport, the eighth busiest in the world, on Monday. Hundreds of flights — nearly the entire outbound…

by | May 6, 2018

Anniversaries are a traditional opportunity for reflection. Two centuries ago Karl Marx was born. Considering the consequences of his life I wonder if I should reconsider my opposition to abortion. He wasn’t a very nice person, as Paul Johnson detailed…

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