Donald Trump incited fear to advance his way to the White House. Fear has, at various moments in history and in various countries around the globe, come to occupy a disproportionately large role in shaping cultures and polities. It is the stimulus for forming virulent stereotypes and ludicrous conspiracy theories.
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I remember the day President Obama let me down.
It was December 1, 2009, and as soon as the young president took the podium at West Point and -- calm and cool as ever -- announced a new troop surge in Afghanistan, I knew. There wasn't a doubt in my mind. In that instant, George W. Bush's wars had become Barack Obama's.
Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog,
Many economists suggest China is on the cusp of significant growth in domestic consumer demand.
That this rising domestic demand coupled with continued growth as the global exporter will push the global economy further. However, I'll briefly show why neither of these outcomes is remotely likely.
Problem #1- China as Consumer:
Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute,
Under the guise of stopping violent crime, a County Commissioner in Cook County, Illinois, went to New York City late last week to request that the United Nations deploy foreign troops in Chicago to tackle the city’s “quiet genocide.”