Towards a New Nixon Doctrine

By Luke Phillips PART ONE- NIXON’S WORLD AND OURS Most readers will be familiar with the not-often-observed legal responsibility of the President of the United States to provide Congress with an annual report on his administration’s foreign policy initiatives, called the “National Security Strategy.” Though the annual NSS requirement was not put into law until … More Towards a New Nixon Doctrine

Playing President

By Fairooz Adams America’s president in the present day is not a president in the normal sense, but merely acts like one on television, and poorly at that. Donald Trump’s actions which generate fantastical headlines have little substantive value. Whether in domestic policy its preventing the outsourcing of jobs or the latest foreign policy for-show … More Playing President

The Great Wall of America: What Trump’s Wall Truly Means

By Heberto Alexander Limas-Villers “Build The Wall,” shorthand for Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the border, was perhaps the policy choice that electrified millions of Americans to vote for him.  Since the policy’s inception, it’s become a slogan for Trump supporters and an easy way for the Democrats to reject the other … More The Great Wall of America: What Trump’s Wall Truly Means

The Conservative New Deal: How Democratic Socialists and Neo-Populists Misinterpret FDR’s Gift

Author’s Note: “Conservative” in the title refers not to the post-1955 free market/anti-government ideology that rose in response to the New Deal. Rather, “Conservative” in this sense means the preservation, through reform, of society’s institutions- the Burkean sense of the word. In this sense, I seek to convey that the New Deal was neither as … More The Conservative New Deal: How Democratic Socialists and Neo-Populists Misinterpret FDR’s Gift