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Recalling Human Folly

Monuments recalling human folly may be no less important than ones honoring heroic human action.

Hope for Democracy

Amid pandemic & protests, there’s growing pessimism about democracy in America and around the world. So my interview with Nicole…

Jealous Gods: Review of Jonathan Fox’s Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me
Jealous Gods: Review of Jonathan Fox’s Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me

Jealousy, love, and punishment are not bad ways of understanding the rise in both government-based religious discrimination and societal religious discrimination, as Jonathan Fox shows in his newest book, Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me: Why Governments Discriminate against Religious Minorities.

Roger Scruton: A Personal Reflection
Roger Scruton: A Personal Reflection

Roger Scruton, acknowledged as Britain’s foremost philosopher when Queen Elizabeth II knighted him in 2016, is no longer ours. When…

America’s Dream for China

The 70th anniversary of China’s Communist revolution, celebrated vigorously this week by its despotic heirs, recalls one of history’s greatest…

More Than a Game: Religious Persecution Endangers Egypt’s Future

Last spring, in the 53rd minute of a hotly contested soccer match between two of the most famous soccer clubs…

Mugabe’s Funeral & God’s Hand

Robert Mugabe, the dictator who impoverished and brutalized a nation across 37 years, was buried in a Zimbabwe state funeral…

Hong Kong Protests
Hong Kong: Where the Contradictions Lead…

China needs to solve the Hong Kong problem, and time is running out before the October 1 National Day celebration,…

Killing Dag Hammarskjöld AND Spreading AIDS?

Cold Case:  Hammarskjold is a new documentary suggesting the United Nations general secretary killed in a 1961 plane crash was…

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