Any good political psychologist should have the moral and historical imagination to see how he or she could become almost any ideological creature that has existed, or does exist on the planet. That includes Nazis, Stalinists, Maoists, ... World Bank, 2 months ago
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Your Facebook feed is likely cluttered with predictions about the election. Filmmaker Michael Moore seems sure that GOP nominee Donald Trump will be our next president. CBS, meanwhile, speculated on a blowout for Democratic nominee Hillary ...The Hill, 2 weeks ago
By Gary Alexander It's that time of year again. Summer is winding down. The kids are going back to school. The NFL season began Sunday and the baseball pennant race is heating up. The leaves will be falling soon. My old dog Toolie used to bark ...Seeking Alpha, 2 weeks ago
Forget crystal balls. These tried and tested strategies can help you see where you need to take your business next. A young Margaret Thatcher once predicted that a woman would never become British prime minister in her lifetime. A major study of ...InTheBlack, 3 weeks ago
Introduction Many academics now consider freedom of speech just another American eccentricity, like guns and religion. What they call free speech fundamentalism is misguided at best, in their view, and an embarrassment before our more ...Cato Institute, 4 weeks ago
In November 1983 the Soviet Union began to increase the combat readiness of its forces in Eastern Europe, including the air force forward-deployed in East Germany, in preparation to meet an expected pre-emptive strike by the United States and its ...Russian International Affairs Council, 4 weeks ago
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[embedded content] Our guest blogger today is Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, a neuroscientist who has written for us a few times over the years. Dan and I have been close friends for over 3 decades. He is perhaps best known as the author of the mega ...Before It's News, 1 month ago
Last week, we examined the three types of statements deemed true. This week we will discuss the appropriate assignment of these statements and the dangers in their inappropriate use. We will conclude with how investors can use this analysis. As an ...Advisor Perspectives, 1 month ago
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