Political Affairs


The Self-destruction of the Left in South America: Reflections on Brazil, Venezuela, and fellow travelers

It had long appeared that while the Northern hemisphere found itself ever more in the grip of a neoliberal orthodoxy, Latin America had emerged internationally as a champion of an alternative paradigm, whereby vibrant economies were maintained simultaneously with public policies which favored income redistribution and a more robust investment in the common good. Such…


The Altars of Freedom

What are you willing to sacrifice for your liberty, good reader? I would hope, as a rational and freedom-loving creature, that you would, at the utmost end of need, be willing to sacrifice your own life. Since time immemorial men have died to save themselves from abject tyranny and I would hope that this impulse…