… the Importance of a Political Experiment in the Philippines Dedicated to Eva Ferraren – who symbolizes the courage and social-involvement of today’s Philippines. As the Prophet he is, Mgr. Gudziak has recently defended the democratic principle of subsidiarity (allowing regional and local authorities fence for themselves, to the furthest possible extent). It is,…

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So I ran across an interesting term a year or so back, “The Anglosphere.” What this is, basically, is the English-speaking nations of the world considered as a single social, economic, and political grouping—i.e., Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Why I find the Anglosphere interesting politically is that at least some…

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By William Albee The Democrats are winning the blame game, but they are not acting in the best interests of the American people regarding security along our Southern border. Trump and his Administration yes-men and women have presented zero credible evidence to support the construction of even a single foot of new border wall. The…

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Social Media is loaded with celebrities and common folks hurling curses and names at Trump. I do not give those posts a like and I certainly do not share them. I deplore Trump on a personal level for his failings as a decent human being and on the political level for his deplorable policies and…

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One of the strangest movies ever made in Hollywood was Gabriel Over The White House (1933), which basically called for some sort of Fascism in America. (Among its financial backers was William Randolph Hearst, which will tell you something if you know anything about his history. Think Citizen Kane.)   But, the premise of the…

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So, yesterday, I wrote about a recent article in the New York Review of Books (NYRB) about the newest European “New” Right. (We get a new New Right about once each twenty to thirty years or so. Last time it was the “libertarian” New Right of Reagan and Thatcher.) Anyway, I wrote about the newest…

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At a time of Wall Building, physically and politically, the happy leader of one of the smallest states in the world reminds us that diversity pays [off]. In his New Year’s address to the Nation, Henry, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg paid a long tribute to the many foreigners residing in the Grand Duchy of…

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a. So there was a fascinating article in last month’s issue of the New York Review of Books, Two Roads for the New French Right by Mark Lilla. In it, Lilla looks at the French (and, by extension, European) New Right—that is, the populist or radical Right. (An aside, we come up with a “newer” New…

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