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Imperialism, Neo Imperialism

In modern discourse, the term imperialism is generally considered by both mainstream historians and leftists to be a “dirty” word. The former regard it as a relic of the past, conjuring up images of pith helmets and colonial settlements, the Scramble for Africa and the “Great Game” in Central Asia. In Marxist discourse, the term […]

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More to Middle East riots than meets the Eye

A recent spat of protests and riots in the Muslim world have been making headlines in recent days, especially after United States Ambassador Chris Stevens to Libya was killed. Images are being splashed all over the printed press and television of the most crazed, angry looking bearded Muslims burning American flags and shouting.  Americans have […]

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Why Occupy Wall Street style protests will always fail

The belief that the masses are a power that can really influence history, or even more so, throw down the established order is part of the propaganda of the French and American Revolutions, and is one of the most effective myths of modern society. The notion that any of these movements succeed because of popular support, or […]

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LETTER: Recent attacks on places of worship show the “dark” side of society

Dear Editor, I wish to elaborate on the subject matter covered in The anti-anti-semities – Inquisitors of the 21st Century. True “anti-Semitism” of the Antiochus IV flavor has been dragged out from the dark corners of classical civilization and thrust into the modern world thanks to the myth of the Judeo-Christian civilization as well as (and […]

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“Pussy Riot” and the crocodile tears of liberal fundamentalists

Yesterday, a Russian judge sentenced the members of Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist punk rock group to two years behind bars for hooliganism and inciting religious hatred. The verdict was pleasing to many Russians who felt that the group had committed a highly offensive act by breaking into Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral in February, […]

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The Wisconsin Shooting and the state of “White Nationalism”

The recent shooting in Wisconsin comes less than a month after a similar incident in Colorado. The one crucial difference here is the apparent ideological underpinnings that the media is playing up; already is an image of the shooter, Wade Page, with a swastika behind him and the word “NAZI” emblazoned on the front page […]

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Some Thoughts on the Aurora Massacre

 It’s a story we’ve all heard before; some man armed to the teeth walks into a public place and starts shooting everyone and everything in sight. The recent events in Aurora Colorado have gone from being rare, shocking occurrences to being near commonplace, with new massacres happening nearly every year, sometimes multiple times. While the […]

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The media’s pathetic propaganda on the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin incident

Trayvon Martin was shot on Febuary 26, 2012.  For those who aren’t familiar with the case,  George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer is now being charged with murder for shooting  Martin, who was 17 at the time.  Zimmerman saw Martin walking through his gated community, and informed the police, believing that Trayvon looked suspicious.  Zimmerman […]

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An alliance between Muslims and the European ‘Far Right’? – Part 2

What follows below is the conclusion of the translation of Albert Ali’s article, “Osons Marine?” in which he tackles the issue of institutional Islamophobia among various French political factions, and concludes with some comments on why Marine Le Pen is a possible candidate for some French Muslims. The first part of Ali’s article, as well […]

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An alliance between Muslims and the European ‘Far Right’? – Part 1

Note from the Editors: This article originally appeared in French under the title “Osons Marine?” on the website of Albert Ali, a French-Muslim writer as a response to the President of the Muslim Collective of France.  The latter had made statements warning Muslims against voting for the “Far Right” party Front National in the upcoming French […]

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