American Cauldron – Immigration and Its Discontents

Is the United States a nation of immigrants? On a long enough time scale, isn’t every country? Human migrations have been a consistent part of history – but equally consistent has been a clear set of rules and controls for allowing certain individuals in, and keeping others out. Much like a home has a lock…

AIDS – Cause and Effect

HIV/AIDS, which by the late 1980s had come to dominate media stories in the United States concerning a growing epidemic, has ever since remained a consistent topic of American and increasingly world health officials as the disease has spread globally – particularly throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia. What is less talked about, however, is…

Communist Subversion of America – Eastern Promises, Western Capital

The origins of communism, depending on how broadly one defines it, stretch back as far as some of the religious and anti-monarchical political movements of the Middle Ages and post-Enlightenment Europe. But the modern ideologies of socialism and communism took form in the upper-middle intellectual classes of industrialized 19th century Europe – most notably with…