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America: History’s Exception

Victor Davis Hanson, The history of nations is mostly characterized by ethnic and racial uniformity, not diversity. Most national boundaries reflected linguistic, religious and ethnic homogeneity. Until the late 20th century, diversity was considered a liability, not a strength. Countries and societies that were ethnically homogeneous, such as ancient Germanic tribes or modern Japan, felt

Trump’s Mission: It’s Hard to Be Great in the Middle of an Epidemic, So We Need a Cure Strategy

James P. Pinkerton, 1. The Four Epidemics A great population is a healthy population.  That seems like an obvious enough point. And yet today, at least four major epidemics are stalking the country. The first epidemic, of course, is the Zika virus, which has infected millions around the world and could infect, maybe, billions.  Just

Our ignorant kids don’t know how history got us to where we are today

Sharon Kehnemui, Can you answer the following questions? Who fought in the Peloponnesian War? Who taught Plato, and whom did Plato teach? Who was Saul of Tarsus? Why does the Magna Carta matter? What are one or two of the arguments made in Federalist 10? Hard questions, right? Maybe not. Maybe you learned some or