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Assessing the Damage Done after Brexit Vote
Assessing the Damage Done after Brexit Vote

As anyone who has glanced at the news or stock market knows, Britain has voted for Brexit. Here’s a look at some consequences and next steps.

France’s 1968 Chaos & Democracy’s Fragility

June 23 marks the anniversary of the greatest electoral triumph in French history, with supporters of President DeGaulle winning over…

Brexit and Pursuing Sovereignty over Regulations
Brexit & Pursuing Sovereignty over Regulations

If Britain does vote to leave, a driving factor would be a desire to reassert London’s sovereignty, instead of allowing the EU to dictate policies or regulations. Yet there is a risk that the UK would exchange real sovereignty for an imaginary kind.

“Brexit” Left, “Brexit” Right, and the Ever-muddled Middle: The Politics of British EU Referenda Explained
“Brexit” Left, “Brexit” Right, and the Ever-muddled Middle: The Politics of British EU Referenda Explained

A comparison between the key actors in the respective European referenda of June, 1975 and of June, 2016 reveals that the British Left and the British Right generally oppose European integration, while a muddled middle enables the ancient Protestant monarchy to slide by degrees further and further into Europe.

Brazil Impeachment Dilma Rousseff
What Americans Need to Understand about Brazil’s Crisis

It took Brazil a painful 13 years and a practically bankrupt country to see the truth behind the socialists’ beautiful and impossible promises.

Churchill’s Never Surrender & God’s Good Time

Yesterday June 6 was the anniversary of D-Day. June 4 was the anniversary of Churchill’s most famous speech, his “Never…

D-Day
When History Tipped toward Freedom

It was a day, in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, when “the pride of our nation” began a battle…

Birthday with Hitler

There was an interesting exchange of articles recently about Pope Pius XII and Finnish WWII leader Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil…