Tag Archives: Europe

Classic Film & TV Cafe: The 10th Victim 1965- ‘Clip with Ursula Andress and Marcello Mastroianni’

Source:The New Democrat  “Ursula Andress and Marcello Mastroianni fall in love while trying to kill each other, endorse products for TV, and avoid being shot by other assassins. And everyone tries to look groovy!” From Classic Film & TV Cafe This … Continue reading

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The Economist: Daniel Franklin- ‘What’s The Point of NATO?’

Source:The New Democrat  “NATO was set up in 1949 to counter the Soviet threat. Its North American and European members must continue to change the alliance if it is to remain relevant in the 21st century.” Source:The Economist If there … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘When Donald Trump Met Vladimir Putin- Cartooned’

Source:The Economist– Don meets Vlad. Source:The New Democrat  “President Trump spent two hours alone with President Putin at a controversial meeting in Helskini this week. Our cartoonist Kal imagines the encounter.” From The Economist I think a better name for the … Continue reading

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The Economist: Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?

Source: The New Democrat On this overcast, ugly, cool Memorial Day in the nations capital just outside of Washington, I thought as we celebrate as a country the lives of the people who died for our freedom, I would explain … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Timothy Snyder- ‘The Road To Unfreedom’

Source:The New Democrat  “Snyder’s follow-up to On Tyranny moves from showing how to resist authoritarianism to tracing the path of its recent resurgence. Starting with Putin’s consolidation of power in Russia, Snyder charts the rise of nationalists and oligarchs from … Continue reading

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Daniel J. Mitchell: An Anniversary of Communism- 100 Years of Communism

Source: Daniel J. Mitchell: An Anniversary of Evil- 100 Years of Communism Communism- where do I start and how to talk about this? How about what I hate about it and why it simply doesn’t work at least in the sense … Continue reading

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PBS: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Milton Friedman: ‘What is Actually Wrong With Socialism?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Milton Friedman: What is Actually Wrong with Socialism? Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economic Science, was one of the most recognizable and influential proponents of liberty and markets in the 20th century, and … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Sheri Berman- ‘ Some Argue That The West Should Limit Democracy To Save Liberalism: Here’s Why They’re Wrong’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat America and to a certain extent Europe, has a long history of subsidizing authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and Africa (specifically) for their own national interests. The thinking being … Continue reading

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THULE: President Harry S. Truman Speech to Congress on Foreign Policy- March 12th, 1947- The Truman Doctrine

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of the greatest American president’s, Harry Truman would be on my first hand. When you’re talking about the 20th Century, I believe it comes down to either … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest Blog: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again It’s not that intervening in Libya in 2011 was the wrong decision. The … Continue reading

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