June 2017

Is Socialism Making a Comeback?

Thanks to Bernie Sanders, socialism is sexy again. Or, we might say, Marxist red is the new black. Conor Lynch, writing for Salon, identifies the rise of self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders and the reinvigoration of…





What Bernie Sanders should have asked Russell Vought

US Senator Bernie Sanders’s questioning of Russell Vought at a confirmation hearing exposed his own ignorance of religion and the US Constitution as well demonstrating the inherent illiberalism of political progressives. Russell Vought is Trump’s…


The Return of the Populist Left

Just when BREXIT and Trump made it look like right wing populism was set to take over the electoral landscape, along comes the leftist populism of Macron and Corbyn. Late last year it was like…



Australia’s Makarrata Moment

Indigenous leaders meeting in Uluru have rejected calls for mere recognition in Australia’s constitution and instead have proposed a formal treaty with Australia’s indigenous people. The Uluru Statement calls for Makarrata, a Yolngu word meaning “coming…