Tag Archives: United States

Why the United States and the West Can’t Win With Turkey

Examining the perfectly closed loops of circular Islamist thinking.

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How Mark Twain Became a Free Trader

The 1888 Great Debate over US trade policy inspired literary luminaries like Walt Whitman and Mark Twain to take sides.

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When Protectionism Dominated American Politics

How the 1888 elections decided the protectionist course of U.S. economic expansion for decades to come.

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Silicon Valley: A Close-Up

Is Silicon Valley the 21st century American equivalent of the inferno/purgatory? Or of paradise?

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Trump: Turn All of America Into Another Atlantic City

Donald Trump made many false promises to the people of Atlantic City. Americans can’t say they weren’t properly forewarned.

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Time to Ditch Rawls?

We now live in a world where liberal democracies, principally the United States, do not affirm the principles of liberalism.

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Trump’s Mega-Fear: Beaten By a Woman

What could possibly explain the increasing bizarreness of the Trump campaign? It must have to do with the other candidate in the race

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Fox News’ Roger Ailes: The Man Who Single-Handedly Rogered America

The American people have been royally abused by the former Fox News leader.

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Trump and the Return of American Economic Nationalism

How the nineteenth-century battle between free trade and protectionism shaped the global economic order.

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US: Bankers No Longer Too Big to Jail?

U.S. politicians in surprising agreement to end impunity for bankers.

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