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The Classic Path to the Inevitable Result: Venezuela Succumbs to Dictatorship

This week, the opposition forces in Venezuela are still in the streets, struggling with government forces, to protest last week’s lurch of..

Apr 10, 2017
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Walter Donway
7 Mins
How Hungarian Milk Explains Brexit

A conversation I had a dozen years ago in Hungary about that country’s milk helps explain why the British voted to leave the European Union.

Jun 24, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Ayn Rand’s Thoughts on Israel

On the anniversary of Israel's founding on May 14 1948, we can turn to Ayn Rand for insights about why such an economically successful......

May 12, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Europe, Assimilation, and Immigration

The European Union has declared that its members will share the current wave of immigrants around amongst its member states. It is a fine

Sep 25, 2015
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6 Mins
Universal Equality and Nationalism in the European Refugee Crisis

The European migration crisis has exposed the profound contradictions in the European Union. Faced with unprecedented numbers of illegal imm

Sep 20, 2015
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5 Mins
China is Getting Rich and It's Wonderful

If you read about China in the American press, you may read of bad air, or over-building, or ill-treatment of activists, or the Spratly

Jul 31, 2015
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4 Mins
Obama disproves his own assumptions about Iran

Barack Obama is pushing for a nuclear weapons agreement with Iran because he believes “the more people interact with open societies, the

Apr 3, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Leftist Delusions, Honduras and Alleged Freedom Failures

LaSusa tells us that stating with a military coup in 2009 Honduras has had a succession of governments that have sought the “privatization

Feb 6, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Hollande's Netanyahu Snub Proves the Need for Israel

We took hope at the sight of French President Francoise Hollande marching in solidarity with dozens of world leaders to denounce the Islamic

Jan 16, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Global Jihad vs Islamic Enlightenment

The murders of French journalists by Islamist jihadists make clear even to the dogmatically self-blinded that the values of the modern world

Jan 9, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Martin Anderson Remembered

Friends of freedom have lost a friend. Martin Anderson, 78, a Hoover Institution scholar and policy advisor to presidents, has passed away.

Jan 6, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Corpses, and Context

Television newscasts over the past week have featured videos of corpses, including the bodies of children, piled in hospitals and morgues

Jul 23, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
4 mins
Israeli Independence and Libertarian Blindness

When Israel declared its independence 66 years ago, pursuant to a UN resolution, David Ben Gurion promised the new state “will ensure

May 6, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
"People Power" in the Ukraine and beyond

May 28, 2014 -- "People power" has been on display in recent protests in the Ukraine and Thailand. In this State of the Culture update....

Mar 24, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
1 Min
Crimea - Russian Nationalist Imperialism

Russia is annexing Crimea. The act, in both means and motive, announces to the world that nationalist imperialism lives. Ironically, Russia

Mar 19, 2014
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4 Mins
Obama Endangers Israel

President Obama’s ignorance, arrogance, and warped morality are endangering Israel and making another Middle East war more likely. Israel

Mar 7, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
Switzerland Votes for Freedom to Earn

This week in a national referendum, 65 percent of Swiss voters rejected a measure that would have limited CEO salaries to twelve times the

Nov 27, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
When an Anti-Semite Discovers He's a Jew

Until recently, Csanad Szegedi was a founder and star spokesman of Hungary’s anti-Semitic far-right nationalist party. But then he

Nov 4, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Cato's HumanProgress.org Quantifies Good News

The Cato Institute has launched a new website, HumanProgress.org , which quantifies the good news that, overall, things are getting better..

Nov 1, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Global Warming and Reckless Precaution

The soon-to-be released Fifth United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report will admit that computer predictions for

Sep 20, 2013
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
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