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Warning of the coming “Strange Death of Europe”

Summary: Immigration and loss of confidence in its culture and values. Either is survivable for Europe as a society. The combination might not be. Here is the Introduction from The Strange Death of Europe, a controversial book about one of the great stories of our time. This is the second in a series about this book. …

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Islamic Extremism

An anthropologist explains the secret behind Islamophobia

Summary: Anthropologist Maximilian Forte explains the hidden and complex purposes of the campaign against Islamophobia. It’s one of his best columns, loaded with insights about America.   “How to Make Extremism Mainstream and Fake a Debate about Islamophobia“ By Maximilian C. Forte From Zero Anthropology, 6 June 2017. Reposted with his generous permission.   Questions about one …

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Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence on the world

Summary: Trump is committing America to the overthrow of a 4th secular regime in the Middle East, probably to be replaced (like the others) by a fundamentalist Islamic government (or chaos). Amidst the cheering for Trump, let’s look at what we have done for the women in Afghanistan. Let’s remember that before we wreck another country. People …

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Oddities of the New Left, making them weaker than the Old Left

Summary: Continuing my series describing how both Left and Right in America have become unmoored from their roots and adopted strange new beliefs. This post looks at the New Left. These evolutions have made the Right stronger and the Left weaker. “Using the hijab as a symbol of women’s liberation & empowerment is like using …

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We can defeat today’s jihadists, as we did the anarchist terrorists a century ago

Summary:  Today’s violence from Islamic extremists has many similarities to the anarchists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Using standard police and intelligence methods, Western governments defeated the anarchists — without massive restrictions on civil liberties, without military operations. We can defeat today’s Islamic extremists using similar methods — reversing the results from 16 years of …

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