Indicting the Anointed

intellecutuals

Thomas Sowell shows that people known as “intellects” might just not be that very smart.

Court Rejects Wilders’ Witnesses – International Free Press Society

Dutch politician Geert Wilders was visibly annoyed when he failed to get what he asked for from the three judges hearing his case at the Amsterdam District Court. Mr Wilders, through his lawyer Bram Moszkowicz, had requested that 17 witnesses testify as part of his defence against charges that include inciting hatred of Muslims and […]

A People’s History of Howard Zinn – The New Ledger

One of the unwritten laws of opinion journalism is to never kick a man when he’s dead, at least, not until an appreciable amount of time has passed. The question is whether this can or should hold true for those who make their living by doing precisely that. The death at the age of 87 […]

Jagdish Bhagwati: Capitalism’s Petty Detractors, World Affairs Journal

When the twin crises erupted on Wall Street and Main Street, each one of them fierce in itself but far more frightening when they interacted, populists rushed forward to celebrate the demise of capitalism and, for added gratification, plunge their pitchforks into its dead corpse. Since then, they have had their champagne parties. By now, […]