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by | Oct 25, 2022

As a Spaniard, the record figures for U.S. tourism in Portugal leave me with a bittersweet taste. On the one hand, it saddens me if it’s because they’re no longer visiting Spain. On the other hand, I am happy to…

by | Oct 15, 2022

As Francis Sempa reports in this publication, Robert Kaplan and Mike Pompeo take very different views on the future course of American grand strategy, with Pompeo advocating a more muscular approach and Kaplan favoring restraint. While I respect both, having…

by | Oct 11, 2022

I was born on the shores of the Atlantic, in La Coruña, a city in northwestern Spain that is home to the oldest working Roman lighthouse in the world. It’s called the Tower of Hercules because legend has it that…

by | Oct 7, 2022

I hate government rescue plans. Whenever the government comes to my rescue, I drown. The post-COVID bailout plan is turning out to be the biggest incompetence fest of the century: in both Europe and the United States, governments are funding…

by | Sep 10, 2022

You say something about institutional terrorism and everyone thinks you are referring to Joe Biden’s economic policies, but the truth is that this time the issue falls a little further from home. As I write these lines, a conference on…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Of all the animals on Earth, there is only one capable of sparking a nuclear catastrophe, causing a pileup on the highway, and making several people fall down the stairs simultaneously. It is the fly. That genetic accident. That damned…

by | Aug 2, 2022

Governments spend a lot of money on promoting tourism, but then they have beaches full of sand. It is unacceptable. There are beautiful coasts almost everywhere in the world. From far away, you see them shining, and you shoot beautiful…

by | Jul 22, 2022

I am worried about Farhad Manjoo. I just read his column “I Feel Utterly Hopeless About American Climate Policy” in the New York Times and now I’m worried too, not about the climate but about him. The guy ends his column…

by | Jul 5, 2022

I’ve never been to Vietnam. But I reckon Madrid looked like Vietnam in the ’70s. Not because of the bombs but because of the noise of helicopters flying overhead and the flashes from police sirens and official cars during an…

by | Jun 3, 2022

They say that the devil’s biggest achievement was to make people think he doesn’t exist. The same can be said of IRS inspectors. The people that have been trying to substitute God with whatever, for decades, are the same ones…

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