The Fascist Dictator Who Saved Europe From Fascism

At the time, many people saw Franco’s victory as a victory for fascism. Yet Franco’s success set the stage for Hitler and Mussolini’s demise.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Make the Thucydides Trap Worse?

Moreover, today’s great powers are deploying dangerous and poorly understood new military technologies, as in 1914. In today’s world; though, the most destructive of those technologies could be artificial intelligence.

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How Lenin Explains Modern American Conservatism

Notably, Monbiot writes of Charles Koch; “Murray Rothbard; at the Cato Institute that Koch founded, had urged the billionaire to study Lenin’s techniques and apply them to the libertarian cause. Between them, they began to develop a programme for changing the rules.”

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Media Racism is alive and well on the Digital Campaign Trail

Thus, CNN is paying more attention to a rich white man who allegedly paid canvassers to go door to door to get enough supporters to make the debate than an Asian with real grassroots support. If that is not racism, I do not know what is.

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American Families need a Basic Income Not the Baby Bond

Moreover, the Baby Bonds could make very little money if they work like other government investment instruments. To clarify, the interest rate on a popular government-issued investment; the 20-year Long-Term Treasury note ,was 1.83% on 21 August 2019, Treasury.gov calculates.

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What we can learn from America’s Most Underrated President?

Unfortunately, Grant is the target of what amounts to a 147-year smear campaign by racists. “This man has suffered from more misleading stereotypes than perhaps any other figure in American history,” author Ron Chernow tells the PBS News Hour.

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Lessons from the Cold War

Alliances between the so-called superpowers and weak third-rate powers caused three of the most dangerous Cold War battles.

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Five Worst United States Presidents

The crisis makes or breaks the president. Franklin D. Roosevelt (D-New York) and Abraham Lincoln (R-Illinois) became great through crisis response. Conversely, Herbert Hoover and James Buchanan’s failure to deal with crises destroyed their reputations.

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Lessons America can Learn from the French Revolution

In the final analysis, America in 2019 and France in 1789 have a lot in common. Both countries were big, powerful, and technologically advanced nations with great income inequality and ineffective governments. France’s inability to fix its problems led to revolution.

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