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Mary Grabar, PhD

Mary Grabar, PhD

THE HOWARD ZINN SCHOOL OF HISTORY WRITING

2023-08-29T15:31:20-05:00September 5, 2023|

The Aha! Moment On a cold January night in 2019 as I was checking the sources of Howard Zinn’s bestselling A People’s History of the United States while writing my book, Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America, I let out a little [...]

Mark Tapson

Mark Tapson

MASCULINITY AND THE FUTURE OF THE WEST

2023-08-22T12:08:27-05:00August 22, 2023|

Recent titles like The War on the West, How to Save the West, Manhood, and The Toxic War on Masculinity suggest that conservative thinkers have become increasingly preoccupied with two urgent cultural issues: the decline of Western civilization and the crisis of masculinity. I myself have written and [...]

Phyllis Chesler, PhD

Phyllis Chesler, PhD

OUR ETERNAL BATTLE FOR ZION

2023-07-26T12:50:25-05:00July 26, 2023|

I’m a Jew, a feminist, an author, and an academic. I believe in universal human rights. I am not a multi-cultural relativist. I do not respect the postcolonial academy, which brought about the palestinianization of intellectual reality, and which projected Islam’s apartheid practices onto Israel. I oppose the [...]

Henry Kopel

Henry Kopel

PALESTINIAN ANNIHILATIONIST IDEOLOGY IS THE TRUE OBSTACLE TO PEACE

2023-06-23T10:35:22-05:00June 29, 2023|

In the “Hope springs eternal” department, few topics of public discourse display a wider chasm between hopes and reality than the so-called Israel-Palestinian peace process. For eighty-six years, diplomats have invested their hopes in a “two-state” solution to the conflict, with many now still clinging to the hope [...]

Ben Weingarten

Ben Weingarten

HOW DHS WENT FROM FIGHTING JIHADISTS TO TARGETING YOUR TWEETS

2023-05-26T15:47:38-05:00May 31, 2023|

On May 11, I found myself in the unlikely position of testifying before a congressional committee on a topic that most Americans would likely assume was totally irrelevant to that committee, and largely concerning the actions of a sub-agency under that committee’s jurisdiction that most Americans have likely [...]

Mark Tapson

Mark Tapson

Lighting the Way in a New Dark Age

2023-04-24T10:36:01-05:00April 29, 2023|

In a statement that crystallized the spirit of his era, Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola declared in his Oration on the Dignity of Man (1486) that the free will granted to us by God allows us either to descend to the level of brutes or to aspire [...]

Ben Weingarten

Ben Weingarten

DISINFORMATION DYSTOPIA IN AMERICA

2023-03-28T16:12:05-05:00March 29, 2023|

In the wake of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, and with authorities rushing to intervene and calm financial markets, a perhaps unexpected subplot emerged. On a Zoom call consisting of congressmen, their staffers, and officials representing the Federal Reserve, Treasury, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on the [...]

Geoffrey Clarfield

Geoffrey Clarfield

A GUIDE TO THE PERPLEXED

2023-01-24T15:55:41-05:00January 29, 2023|

If you are married with kids, during the COVID lockdown you may have, like many other millions of American parents, discovered that your local school boards are teaching your children an ideology that is at odds with your most cherished beliefs and practices. This new curriculum teaches that [...]

Gabriel Noah Brahm

Gabriel Noah Brahm

After School: The Place of Social Justice at the University

2023-01-03T10:55:43-05:00December 30, 2022|

Let’s face it, the American university as we had known it since World War II lies in ruins. The buildings still stand. But the Ivory Tower of the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s (when it was indeed possible to get a good liberal arts education there) has been [...]

Phyllis Chesler, PhD

Phyllis Chesler, PhD

STAYING OR LEAVING: IT IS A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH

2023-07-26T09:23:59-05:00October 30, 2022|

Why didn’t Sigmund Freud leave Vienna any sooner? He, who pioneered and/or popularized the idea that humanity was ruled by a capacity for love (eros) and an equal capacity for aggression, cruelty, murder, even genocide (thanatos); he, who knew what had been happening to his Jewish colleagues in [...]

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