On the surface, socialist policies promise to feed the hungry, heal the sick, and provide for the poor, but these good things are not what socialism ultimately delivers. Richard Ritenbaugh cites the examples of twentieth-century socialist nations to expose the corrupt, controlling heart of socialism.
Philosophers and ethicists, steeped in humanism, shoot wide of the truth in answering, 'Who is my neighbor?' Charles Whitaker explains that the Bible reveals the answer to this big moral question, as well as providing sensible guidelines on the finer details of Christian charity.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was a bastion of Western democracy during the Cold War, but since then, it has lacked a clear purpose. David Grabbe argues that, having failed to keep the Russians out and the Germans down, NATO is struggling to remain relevant in a changing world.
Liberalism rarely considers actual outcomes—that is, it often promotes a course of action without studying how such actions has worked out in the past.
With the end of the Cold War, are we entering a time of peace? Hardly, says Earl Henn. Human nature remains the same, so war is never far off!
Russia seems like a nation—an empire—in deep decline. But is it? We would be wise to keep an eye on the Russian bear!
The Bible shows that economic disparity is a given. Scripture teaches that we should voluntarily help the poor rather than be coerced by the government.
What will the first decade of the new millennium bring? The outlook for 2000 and beyond hinges on how America handles its role as sole superpower.
John Ritenbaugh warns that the United States' enormous debt, coupled with its escalating trade deficit (exacerbated by rapidly depleting oil reserves) is inevitably leading to what economist call economic Armageddon. The conditions are rife for vested economic interests, such as banks and multinational corporations, to …
The Frankfurt School holds that race, the family, gender and religion are social constructs that are out-of-step with modern society and need dismantling.
On the heels of the red horse of conflict gallops the black horse and its rider, commonly interpreted as famine. It also includes scarcity resulting from oppression.