In 2020, China became the world’s number one box-office market. For years, the Chinese Communist Party has been using this economic leverage to shape the content of American movies.
Author: Robert Carle (Robert Carle)
Forgotten Heroes in the Fight for Racial Justice
Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, once a slaveholder, was the sole defender of black civil rights on the Court during the Jim Crow era. Peter Canellos’s book, The Great Dissenter, explains how Harlan’s relationship with his African-American half-brother shaped his views on racial equality.
How to Kill a City: Learning From De Blasio’s Dystopia
Progressive strongholds face unprecedented fiscal challenges. The example of New York City illustrates what not to do—and suggests a way forward.
New York City’s Students Deserve School Choice
Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.
President Trump’s Assault on Legal Immigration
To remain prosperous, America needs more immigrants.
Qatar: America’s Troublesome Little Ally
The Saudi-Qatari feud is empowering Turkey and Iran, thereby changing the geopolitical map of the Middle East.
The Sufis: Islam’s Anti-Terrorists
Westerners tend to think Islam’s recent trajectory is one of resurgent Wahhabi-inspired extremism, but growing numbers of Muslims are adopting Sufi practices that promote peace, hope, and harmony among religions.
Are Refugees Dangerous?
President Trump’s executive order on immigration is deeply troubling, because it inflicts suffering on “the least of these” for political gain. This demeans the office of the President and robs the United States of its moral high ground in the War on Terror.
Michel Houellebecq and the Islamist Future of Europe
A best-selling new novel taps into an angst that has become an obsession in Europe.
Give Me Liberty and Give Me Death: Belgium’s Brave New Euthanasia Regime
Belgium has the most permissive euthanasia laws in the world, and one of every twenty deaths in Belgium is now deliberately caused. Suicide is becoming a moral obligation in a culture that promotes euthanasia as a dignified exit that offers relief to caregivers.
The Trouble with Campus Rape Tribunals
Sexual assault should be adjudicated in courts, not in campus tribunals.
Who is Ayaan Hirsi Ali?
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who has based her conclusions on her own and other Muslim women’s experiences of trauma and torture, forces us to confront uncomfortable facts. Brandeis’s treatment of Ali represents a troubling trend that limits freedom of speech on college and university campuses.
When Government Keeps Teens from Seeing the Therapist
California and New Jersey’s new laws banning talk therapy to address same-sex attraction in minors violate the rights of parents and children to seek counseling that conforms to their values. They also endanger First Amendment rights.