Russia Isn’t An Enemy of the American People
Opinion

Russia Isn’t An Enemy of the American People

Outgoing Secretary of State Pompeo wrongly claimed that Russia is among the American people’s main enemies who’s purportedly seeking “to undermine [their] way of life, republic, and basic democratic principles”, but the truth is that the country doesn’t harbor any such intentions and actually has a lot more in common with the US than most…

Democracies Don’t Start Wars. But Democrats Do
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Democracies Don’t Start Wars. But Democrats Do

It may have been President Bill Clinton who once justified his wrecking of the Balkans by observing that liberal interventionism to bring about regime change is a good thing because “Democracies don’t start wars with other democracies.” Or it might have been George W. Bush talking about Iraq or even Barack Obama justifying his destruction…

The Nexus: “COVID-19, Gig Economy or Expendable Employees”
Opinion

The Nexus: “COVID-19, Gig Economy or Expendable Employees”

For two generations society has been built of the concept of the regular wage earner. Housing, commercial development and politics have all been based on the presumption that most people will have regular jobs, bringing in regular incomes, and that they can expect this to continue until they retire. This presumption was being put under…

Political Jesus
Religion

Political Jesus

Let’s hit the road in the search for the real Jesus. Galilee, Year 27: baptized by an itinerant preacher, John the Baptist. That’s when the story really begins. We know virtually nothing of his life till then. Galilee is ruled by shabby client kings of the Roman empire – first Herod, then his son Herod…

On Reforming the Agricultural Industry of India
Opinion

On Reforming the Agricultural Industry of India

Future researchers on the political processes occurring in modern-day India will designate September 27, 2020 as an extremely significant date. On this day the parliament, followed by the country’s president, passed and ratified three laws that launch a process involving radical reform in agriculture, which employs more than half of India’s working-age population but produces…