Foreign Aid: There Are Many Ways Conservatives Can—and Should—Help the Poor

Daniel Hannan, a member of the European Parliament and one of Great Britain’s rising conservative political stars, reminds us that the fundamental error of the left is its “elevation of motive over outcome.” This leads to development assistance policies that are at least doomed to fail and may actually increase poverty. There are many reasons: […]

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Hoodies to Hide From Obama’s Drones

Surveillance cameras are ubiquitous, especially in the U.K.. and in the United States, now the USA has approved the use of drones for domestic surveillance. Then there’s the “Stingray” tool used by the FBI to track your cell phones. It’s enough to make even those who’ve gotten nothing hide feel nervous. New York-based artist Adam Harvey doesn’t like it […]

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Lesson for Warren Buffett: British Millionaires’ Response to Tax Increases

As the fiscal cliff approaches, Congress and President Obama continue to debate tax increases, even though spending is the problem. Investor Warren Buffett recently opined that tax hikes on the wealthy would not curtail investments or hurt the economy. His logic, like President Obama’s, assumes that incentives don’t matter. Oh really? News that Great Britain […]

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Cartoonists Tried To Encourage FDR To Assist Jews After Kristallnacht But It Was To No Avail

After Kristallnacht, US cartoonists tried to mobilize sympathy for the plight of the Jews.FDR was not impressed and the doors stayed shut.  (Dr. Medoff is coauthor, with comics historian Craig Yoe, of the forthcoming book, Cartoonists Against the Holocaust, from which this material is excerpted.with permission.) On November 9, 1938, mobs of Nazi stormtroopers unleashed […]

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Scientists Turn Fresh Air into Petrol

A small British company has produced the first “petrol from air” using a revolutionary technology that promises to solve the energy crisis as well as helping to curb global warming by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Air Fuel Synthesis in Stockton-on-Tees has produced five litres of petrol since August when it switched on a […]

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