The Narnian government was the opposite in almost every aspect to modern forms of government. Let’s look at C.S. Lewis’s suggestions for an ideal government.
Not widely read until after her untimely passing at age 41, Jane Austen’s works became popular around 15 years later, were all republished in 1832, and have not gone out of print since.
For all their talk of a free society, in England, as throughout Europe, people belong to the state. Not so in America! In America people belong to themselves and it is the state that belongs to the people.
President Trump has proposed cutting the State Department’s budget. Its mission will prevail. The power of cultural diplomacy comes from people, not government funding.
The United Nations and other international organizations are prime examples of a bureaucracy run amuck to the point of undermining democratic rule and the people’s sovereignty.
This coup d’etat is not only about President Trump. It represents not the rule of one man or even many, but by the multitude of our elites.
The Ides of March on March 15, 44 B.C., is among the most important dates in the political history of Western civilization.
Many people do not want to accept the fact that they may have to depend on themselves to stay safe in certain situations.
While protesting might feel satisfying, it doesn’t accomplish a whole lot unless you’re willing to back it up with a lot of hard work and civic engagement.
The legacy of Roe v. Wade and its companion case Doe v. Bolton is a 43-year flight from reason and a society and political system distorted almost beyond recognition.
2016 revealed the deep divisions we have within our culture and politics, divisions made even deeper by the past eight years of Barack Obama’s rule.
Despite our society’s need for media validation in response to a crisis, I don’t believe constant, wall-to-wall media coverage is beneficial.
To be really free, we must think things through for ourselves and draw our own conclusions. Bias interferes with this process, and neutral writing can help.
What will We the People, in our individual capacities, do next? Any argument that government is the problem requires addressing the cracks that so many assume are there.
We’re much better at raining death onto ISIS than breathing life into liberal democracy, which, at the close of President Obama’s two terms, is absolutely reeling in headlong retreat.
Recent high-profile cyberattacks are all part of a coordinated Russian effort to disrupt U.S. elections. The ultimate goal isn’t to elect Trump, but to undermine Americans’ faith in democracy.
Brexit wasn’t an attack on trade or openness, it was a vote of self-confidence in Britain’s ability to thrive outside the European Union, and an attack on an anti-democratic technocracy.
Top-down, command-and-control systems will sooner or later create catastrophic failures. It’s not so with self-organizing systems.
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