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Go See U.N. Me — Now

Dziga Vertov, one of the world’s first and finest documentarians, defined the goal of documentary film as showing “life as it is.” Ami Horowitz’s U.N. Me accomplishes this and more — it is a detailed exposé of the f…

Union Bosses’ Hypocrisy

The leaders of America’s unions have been very vocal lately in their criticism of Republicans and of business. According to them, Republicans care only about the wealthy and are unfairly targeting the workers of America with their reforms. These …

The ACLU’s Double Standard

Kentucky and Virginia sparked a constitutional crisis in 1798 when they insisted that states have the right to nullify federal laws they find to be unconstitutional. The Supreme Court in 1809 finally decided against nullification, which since then has …

Millennials Turn Rightward?

The “luster of Obama’s promises has worn off” and “hope” and “change” no longer drive young voters. In 2008, the “millennial” generation, comprising those between the ages of 18 to 29, voted for Pre…

In Defense of Drones

Khashef, Yemen is at the heart of one of the most lawless regions on the planet. The deserts of northern Yemen are an inhospitable, backward land of illiteracy and tribal warfare that has not much changed since the eleventh century. In September of 201…