Washington’s Dr. Strangeloves

Occasionally, a revelatory, and profoundly alarming, article passes almost unnoticed, even when published on the front page of The New York Times. Such was the case with reporting by David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth, bearing the Strangelovian title “U.S. Buries...

World War I: A Revisionist Reading List

Revisionist history, as applied to World War I, began as an effort to challenge Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles, which claimed that the war had been imposed on “the Allied and  Associated Governments” by “the aggression of Germany and her allies.” By...

June Madness Strikes Washington

It has been a lively June so far in light of Washington’s apparent zeal to remake the world in its own image. There is considerable buzz among those networking in ex- or current government circles that the White House is preparing to “do something” about Iran. The...

The Ignored Vitamin Cure

If you want to avert the development of a sight-robbing disease called macular degeneration you are going to have to step outside modern medicine.  Eye doctors only have treatment but no prevention for this dastardly eye disease that robs senior adults of their...

Manifesto Destiny

This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto by Calcutta-born NYU journalism professor Suketu Mehta takes pro-immigration polemics to their logical conclusion: “Immigration as reparations.” Historically white countries must open their borders because whites have...

From the Archives: July 2019

15 Years Ago July 2004 "We live under a constitution shaped by Morris' smart pen. But in more ways than this, we live in Gouverneur Morris' America. The worldly patron Founder of cities, trade, materialism, wit, pleasure, and style, Morris stood athwart history and...

Brickbat: Dearest Dad

The Topeka, Kansas, police department has apologized for a Father's Day tweet inviting women to snitch on their baby daddies. "Does your child's father have warrants? Is he carrying around any drugs? Has he been caught committing any crimes? Want to give him a...

Incipit

I just noticed this word for the first time today. What does it mean? The answer is below. The Oxford English Dictionary tells us it means "The beginning or first words or lines of a treatise or poem in a [manuscript]," though it apparently extends more broadly to...

A McLaughlin Group for cybersecurity

Our interview guests this week are Dick Clarke and Rob Knake, who have just finished their second joint book on cybersecurity, The Fifth Domain. We talk about what has changed and what they got right and wrong in their original book. Clarke and Knake offer surprising...

Knitting Website Ravelry Bans All Pro-Trump Content

Ravelry, a website and forum for the knitting community, announced Sunday that it would no longer allow users to show support for President Trump and his administration, either by speaking in favor of Trump, or by designing Trump-inspired patterns. "We cannot provide...

Keeping PROMESA?

Last February I noted that the First Circuit had invalidated the appointments to the Financial Oversight Management Board created by a statute called PROMESA to oversee the Puerto Rico bankruptcy. This was a big deal, and resulted in basically everybody involved...

What They Aren’t Telling You About Paris! Week 13

In this video, we give you the latest breaking news on week 13 in Paris France, and what the media isn’t telling you about it! isit our MAIN SITE for more breaking news https://wearechange.org/ https://teespring.com/stores/wearechange SubscribeStar:...

Media Black Out! Week 13 Begins In Paris France!

On the ground in Paris France, we discuss what is going on with week 13 about to take place. We look back at some of the physical altercations and drawbacks as well as the progress. Right now with the media blackout week 13 in Paris France is about to begin. Visit our...