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When France Sends a Warning Sign

Among the many topics on which Winston Churchill was a known expert were France, elections and near-misses. So after Emmanuel Macron’s barely successful re-election campaign this past weekend, Churchill is a logical source to consult for guidance on how to interpret the election results.

Who Gets To Decide the Truth?

There were breakthroughs and advances before the Industrial Revolution, the American Revolution, and the scientific revolution. What was lacking was a social order capable of generating and then cumulating advances systematically. Systematic social orders require constitutions: systems of rules that channel human energies in pro-social directions.

Iran Sends a Message to Biden

The Islamic Republic of Iran isn’t a real democracy. But the result of Friday’s presidential election still reveals important truths about the government that the U.S. and Europe are trying to appease on nuclear weapons.