Tag Archives: Middle East

Book Review: After War

There is a popular joke in academia about the ‘imperialism’ of economics. Just about any topic and field has been covered by economists in one way or another, and with Chris Coyne’s After War: the Political Economy of Exporting Democracy, nation building … Continue reading

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Israel and Palestine: a Silent War

Genocide – any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the … Continue reading

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Flags, Anthems, and Reality

This Fourth of July is much like every one prior. There’s a unifying sense of solidarity in this nation, irregardless of political alignment, wealth, and race. This nation has been through thick and thin, and as such, we celebrate our … Continue reading

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History Through the Western Canon

The Truth is rarely pure, and never simple – Oscar Wilde can· on noun \ˈka-nən\ a general law, rule, principle, or criterion by which something is judged. Human progress has been a constant stream of oppression, struggle, death, and finally, … Continue reading

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