Tag Archives: founding fathers

Just Who Fears Democracy? On the Need to Update the American Republic

How have today’s Europeans turned out to be the real practitioners of the American notion of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”?

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Turning Toward Asia? A Reality Check for Hillary Clinton

Is boastful U.S. rhetoric indicative of a desire to cling to a world that is no longer in reach?

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Default and the Sectarian Temptation: America’s Achilles’ Heel

How has sectarianism caused the United States to run suicidal risks — repeatedly and unnecessarily?

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The Jihad of America’s Founding Fathers

Why is the tension between the United States and the Muslim world far from a recent development?

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America: Populist Before It Was Capitalist

Do free-market principles often face a tougher battle in the United States than in supposedly socialist Europe?

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