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How reading Shakespeare could help stop conflict in the Middle East

There is a lack of humanist studies in the universities of the Arab world, and an absence of the texts which flourished in the very golden age which Islamists so often proclaim… 1,069 more words

Arab World

High priest of globalization? Thomas Friedman Goes to the Wall

Thomas Friedman Goes to the Wall

High priest of globalization lashes out against the enemies of progress

By Matt Taibbi

Republican National Convention made a joke of American democracy… 1,775 more words

Adonis49

Another Globalization Scam: Lifelong Learning Will Save Us

The savants and pundits keep telling us that if we educate ourselves for the new high tech world, become lifelong learners, good jobs will be bountiful.  962 more words

Politics

Amazing! Some Progressives May Actually Understand Economics

I have to constantly remind my readers that I am a non-ideological fiscal conservative. I simply want our national leaders to address our two most serious fiscal and economic problems which are: 328 more words

Jack Heidel

Globalist Shill Praying for Hillary to Sweep All Fifty States

Beloved establishment dispenser of conventional wisdom bullshit biscuits Thomas Friedman at the New York Times has outdone himself with his latest piece of neoliberal hooey. Friedman, the celebrated author of… 855 more words

Hillary Clinton

(Emmanuel) Macron proposed a solution that sounded revelatory in the context of the myopia of the political class: a conversation. “That’s what politics is,” he said.

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You Break It, You Own It, by Tom Friedman - The New York Times

“The British vote by a narrow majority to leave the European Union is not the end of the world — but it does show us how we can get there.A major European power, a longtime defender of liberal democracy, pluralism and free markets, falls under the sway of a few cynical politicians who see a chance to exploit public fears of immigration to advance their careers. 139 more words

European Issues