The Capital of the Multipolar World: A Moscow Diary
In Moscow you feel no crisis. No effects of sanctions. No unemployment. No homeless people in the streets. Minimal inflation. How sharp was good ol’ Lenin, prime modernist, when he mused, “there are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”. This global nomad now addressing you has enjoyed the privilege of […]
Today in Supreme Court History: April 1, 2003
Migrant detention center fire in Mexico makes case for open border – MSNBC
Should Public Schools Ban ‘Ruby Bridges’?
A public school in Florida has banned the showing of a Disney movie entitled Ruby Bridges. The movie depicts the horrific ordeal of a 6-year-old Black girl named Ruby Bridges when she integrated public schools in New Orleans in 1960. The film has long been shown in Florida public schools as a way to teach children about […]
The Expensive, Seductive Nostalgia of Field of Dreams
Ask a full-grown man why he’s choking back tears at the mere mention of the 1989 baseball fable Field of Dreams, and he is almost certain to cite the film’s famous final scene, in which 33-year-old Kevin Costner, voice at once hopefully boyish and soggy with the emotionalism of looming middle age, says to an […]
The Food Crisis Will Be the Biggest Crisis of the 21st Century!
The food crisis will be the biggest crisis of the 21st century. It will push up food prices and spread hunger and poverty. Surging food prices will create inflation and create more crisis in the world. This will not only affect developing countries but also developed countries. According to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), […]
Out of the Past: Out of the past: April 1 (4/1/23) – Southeast Missourian
Lefebvre and What Comes Next
If one steps back in time, a cursory glance at the life of Archbishop Lefebvre will prove informative because it shows that we have been here before. The Archbishop’s treatment by the Vatican in the 1970s and 1980s demonstrates conclusively that there was (and there still is) a state of war between the pre-conciliar and […]