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The Globalist’s Top 10 Essays : Rethinking America in 2015

What we reconsidered about the United States over a tumultuous year.

January 4, 2016

What we reconsidered about the United States over a tumultuous year.
[ 1 ] After Cincinnati: The Enemy is Within

By Stephan Richter | Police in the US: Just who holds whom in low regard?

Published on August 5, 2015

[ 2 ] United States: The Hypocritical Hegemon

By Jean-Pierre Lehmann | Why the United States has lost the mantle of moral and geopolitical arbiter.

Published on June 7, 2015

[ 3 ] The War of Ideas: Does It Exist? Can It Be Won?

By Stephan Richter | What is the big idea (or set of ideas) the West is battling about?

Published on June 13, 2015

[ 4 ] The Obama-Republican Standoff on Climate Change

By Geoffrey Berlin | Americans, standing apart from the world, remain bitterly divided on taking action.

Published on December 13, 2015

[ 5 ] New York’s Renegade Police Department

By Bill Humphrey | Will the NYPD accept democratic control? The city’s mayor wants it so.

Published on January 11, 2015

[ 6 ] Gun Control and American Cynicism

By Stephan Richter and Terri Langston | Will the United States ever get real about the need for gun control?

Published on July 18, 2015

[ 7 ] Americans Need Better Pay Before Longer Hours

By George R. Tyler | What Jeb Bush and Scott Walker get wrong about U.S. workers with their war on wages.

Published on July 15, 2015, 2015

[ 8 ] Can the United States Close the International Wage Gap?

By George R. Tyler | A generational effort is required to restore growth in U.S. wages.

Published on March 5, 2015

[ 9 ] Vietnam: On the Futility of US Invasions

By Stephan Richter | Why on earth did the US invade Vietnam half a century ago? Have the lessons finally been learned?

Published on April 30, 2015

[ 10 ] Iran Deal: Watch Who Is Doing the Warning

By Richard Phillips |The same people who triggered the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq now categorically reject the Iran Deal.

Published on August 12, 2015


The Globalist's top essays on "Rethinking America" in 2015.