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NYT – When Progressives Embrace Hate

Over at the NYT, Bari Weiss has a great article on When Progressives Embrace Hate. I was in the USA, Washington State, in January and got to see the women’s march firsthand. It was very…


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…



Trump and the Media in Epic Death Match

One thing is clear. Trump and the media are involved in an epic deathmatch and only one of them will be left standing at the end. If Trump’s campaign operated in knowing collaboration with, or…


Is the Trump Presidency in a Death Spiral?

  With several scandals emerging, is Trump’s presidency in a death spiral from which he cannot recover? There are three things that are white-anting the legitimacy of Trump and his administration. First, executive attributes. Trump…