How Lithuania Helped Take Down The Soviet Union

How Lithuania Helped Take Down The Soviet Union

This year, 2016, will mark the twentieth-fifth anniversary of the end of the Soviet Union from the political map of the world. A quarter of a century ago, the menace of Soviet-led communism, which had haunted the globe since the time of the Russian Revolution in 1917,...
Lessons from Europe on Intolerant Immigrants

Lessons from Europe on Intolerant Immigrants

Earlier this year, my column asked, “Will the West Defend Itself?” I pointed out that America’s leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe (http://tinyurl.com/nfk2c4d). I wonder whether they also want to import...
Before Saying, “I Support France,” Please Read This

Before Saying, “I Support France,” Please Read This

Please don’t say things like, “I stand with France,” or “Those poor French people, victims of that attack!” unless you’re prepared to say and do the following things: Stop saying “Islam” is about peace and love. It’s not. It’s about submission; the people who really...
The Causes of the Greek Economic Crisis–and The Cure

The Causes of the Greek Economic Crisis–and The Cure

New headlines and news stories about Greece’s looming economic collapse appear daily. This weekend, the National Post has a series of articles on the theme “Greece on the brink.” Some point the finger at the country’s political leadership: “The negotiation game:...
Geopolitics Trumps Economics in Greece

Geopolitics Trumps Economics in Greece

Based on the continued failure of the negotiating parties to make any substantive progress in the talks over Greek debt payments, the financial world is tied up in knots over a possible Greek exit from the European Union. The uncertainty has manifested in both high...
Europe’s Antitrust Assault on Google

Europe’s Antitrust Assault on Google

We all make mistakes and some of us learn from them. What is even better is to learn from other people’s mistakes, where they pay for those mistakes while we learn free of charge. Many Americans who say that we should learn from other people, especially...
Greek Problems Born from Socialism

Greek Problems Born from Socialism

Like many of the important discussions in the economic world today, the negotiations between Greece and its European creditors has become increasingly absurd (see “A Patient Fed Considers Losing Patience” in our latest newsletter). Late on Friday, February...

Greece Dependency Has Created Dangerous Illusions

Once again the crisis in Greece is threatening the unity of the entire euro zone. Many analysts are asking what must be done to restore viability to the Union’s weakest link. Lost in this discussion is that modern Greece, formed in 1830, has never really been...

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