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Analysis and Commentary

The Democrats’ Politicized Gun Control Script

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Mag
Monday, June 13, 2022

For those of us of a certain age, we know that every time some psychopath shoots up a school and murders students, the Democrats will respond with their clichéd demagogic script.


Cornell, Due Process, And Liberal Education

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Monday, June 13, 2022

Earlier this month in Vengalattore v. Cornell University, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit provided a welcome affirmation of colleges’ and universities’ obligation to respect due process on campus. The court resolved a technical question of law and remanded the case for consideration on the merits of critical elements of the complaint. 


The Selfish Californian

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, June 12, 2022

We hear plenty of reasons for the perfect storm that imploded California. One-party, progressive government, of course. Decades of unchecked illegal immigration, without doubt. Years of mass flight out of state of the productive middle classes, certainly.

In the News

Higher Unemployment May Give Space To Politicians Catering To Divisions: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Economic Times (India)
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that if unemployment rates in India remain high, it may lead to 'entrepreneurial' politicians who cater to religious divisions, rather than focusing on actually enhancing jobs.


Sick Stablecoins Can’t Infect Financial Markets

by Niall Ferguson, Manny Rincon-Cruzvia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, June 12, 2022

[Subscription Required] Terra’s collapse worries Janet Yellen. But as with tulip mania, a handful of investors took the losses.

In the News

Deep Purpose: The Key To A Better World

quoting William Damonvia Forbes
Saturday, June 11, 2022

Gulati’s favorite definition of purpose comes from Stanford psychologist William Damon. He said purpose is a stable and generalized intention to accomplish something that is at the same time meaningful to the self and consequential for the world beyond the self. “Right now,” he stated, “it’s a wonderful idea for all individuals to think about something meaningful to themselves and also consequential to the world beyond them.”

Opinion Pieces

Articles On: Growth Miracle, Lockdowns, Ukraine, Taiwan, Indo-Pacific, China-Russia Alliance, and Hikvision

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, June 12, 2022

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight into the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

One Belt, One Road Strategy

Articles On: West Africa, EU Countries, Marshall Islands, and Statecraft in Africa

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, June 12, 2022

The section describes how the Chinese Communist Party employs its foreign infrastructure and development program to further its strategic interests abroad and in international institutions.

Military and Security Threats

Articles On: China’s Military Industry, Naval Facility in Cambodia, Ukraine War, South China Sea, Taiwan Strait, U.S. Navy, Advanced Aircraft Carrier, and Third Aircraft Carrier

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Articles on the comprehensive military modernization and expansion program undertaken by the Chinese Communist Party, which supports an increasingly aggressive foreign policy and threatens the safety of China's neighbors.

Cyber and Information Technology

Articles On: Internet Governance and Diplomacy on AI

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, June 12, 2022

The Chinese Communist Party seeks to control information technology as a means to shape and censor the communications and opinions of its own people, as well as the communications of individuals beyond China's borders.