Politics

Syria’s fateful centenary.

While the sun shone through the clouds of London, it remained bitterly cold, though unseasonably dry. It was November 23, 1915. Into the Foreign Office strode François Georges-Picot, a seasoned twenty-year diplomat, and fresh off of his assignment as Consul-General…Continue Reading →

Need in a land of Plenty.

What is currency? It is imaginary little numbers in computers and printed on pieces of paper that determine how a society allocates its resources. Currently, America has more empty houses than it has homeless people. America grows much more food…Continue Reading →