Eric Hobsbawm died this morning in hospital. He was a truly great Marxist historian and leading intellectual. Whilst he will surely be sadly missed, the legacy of his works will remain a beacon of Enlightenment values for all.
Socialism is fine until you run out of other people’s money to spend,” or so goes the metaphor.
Francois Hollande, the newly-elected President of France, will have an opportunity to prove such right-of-center prophesying false.
Next month sees the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. This year is also the 60th anniversary of the death of an even greater Englishman. But who was Major Douglas, and what is his legacy?
Conservative talk personality Glenn Beck, commenting on the Occupy Wall Street protests from his web-based GBTV program, characterized the anti-capitalist activists as 'radicals' that will 'kill everybody.'
Last night’s presidential debate made Joe the Plumber famous. His name was invoked well over twenty times by both candidates. Now it’s quite possible that Joe Wurzelbacher could actually win the election for McCain.
Despite attempts by the Obama campaign to disparage research into Obama’s obscured past as “swiftboating,” new troubling associations emerge daily raising questions as to why Obama consistently surrounded himself with Anti-American anarchists.