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Why the Illiberal Left Lost the Culture War

Over the past few years, a new strain of left-wing politics has become increasingly influential in American society, particularly among younger millennials. Though clearly a product of the left, it can hardly be considered “liberal” in the traditional sense of … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. the Solution to the Syrian Refugee Crisis?

Over the past week, the media has drawn a great deal of attention to the influx of refugees from Syria desperately traveling to European and other Middle Eastern nations in order to escape the horrors of a brutal, seemingly endless … Continue reading

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Pharaohs, Field Marshals, and Fatwas: What Morsi’s Fall Means for Egyptian Politics and Society

Since February 2011, when pro-democracy protestors in Egypt successfully removed thirty-year secularist president Hosni Mubarak from power, experts and laymen alike have offered varying predictions about what would be in store in Egypt’s political future. These same questions arose in … Continue reading

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A Secularist Defense of Religion in Public Life

In the past week, the American public has become captivated by the video above and the story behind it. The video depicts Roy Costner IV, the valedictorian of a South Carolina high school, tearing up the “approved version” of his … Continue reading

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Are US-Iran Hostilities Nearing an End? The Disaffected American Thinks So!

Over the past seven years or so, no foreign country has been perceived to pose as much of a  threat to the national security of the United States and its allies as the Islamic Republic of Iran.  Of particular concern … Continue reading

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