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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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Sorry Folks, America Was Never a Democracy!

In recent years, many Americans have become increasingly concerned about the end of democracy in the United States.  A recent study conducted by political scientists Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page that has gone viral has generated mass attention by … 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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The Madness of Sultan Recep: Why the West Hasn’t Lost Turkey (At Least For Now.)

Over the past decade, many in the West have become alarmed at the apparent shift in the political leanings of the Republic of Turkey under the government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  Once a solid ally of the West … 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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