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Maybe Some Euros After All

So, yesterday, I wrote about a recent article in the New York Review of Books (NYRB) about the newest European “New” Right. (We get a new New Right about once each twenty to thirty years or so. Last time it was the “libertarian” New Right of Reagan and Thatcher.) Anyway, I wrote about the newest…

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Music Video: A Mongolian Throat Singing Heavy Metal Band

Today, we are going to recommend a Mongolian Throat Singing Heavy Metal Band… No. Really. Could we make that up? Anyway, the Hu Band mixes Mongolian throat singing and traditional instruments with Western heavy metal music. It is, actually, pretty fantastic. Give them a listen below. Now, why are writing about Hu when we’re such…

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Flash: May Suffers Historic Defeat

Britain’s PM, Theresa May, suffered an historic defeat on Tuesday when MPs rejected her Brexit deal by almost two to one. Analysts are suggesting this could be the end of her PMship. The question is what it will do to Brexit.        

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Flash: Christie Says Jared Was A B*stard

News Flash: Chris Christie’s new book says that Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and main go-fer, basically stabbed him in the back. According to excerpts published in The Guardian, Christie says that Kushner had never forgiven him for prosecuting his father for a variety of white collar crimes and so made sure that Christie would get…

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She isn’t the future, she’s the NOW

Interesting article over on the Washington Post, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is freaking out the news media. And it’s working for her, by Margaret Sullivan. Seems that AOC has infuriated Republicans, the Media, and not a few Democrats. Good for her, we say. News flash to mainstream Democrats. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not the future. She is the…

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Diversity Pays

At a time of Wall Building, physically and politically, the happy leader of one of the smallest states in the world reminds us that diversity pays [off]. In his New Year’s address to the Nation, Henry, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg paid a long tribute to the many foreigners residing in the Grand Duchy of…

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The Newest New Right

a. So there was a fascinating article in last month’s issue of the New York Review of Books, Two Roads for the New French Right by Mark Lilla. In it, Lilla looks at the French (and, by extension, European) New Right—that is, the populist or radical Right. (An aside, we come up with a “newer” New…

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Music: Call Me A Stranger

Mayssa Karaa is a Lebanese American musician who often sings in both English and Arabic to highlight the basic unity of her two cultures…and all humanity. She has also recent done a new piece, Call Me A Stranger, which protests the anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant policies of Donald Trump. Be sure to check out this video…

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