Monthly archives: July, 2018

The real fascists

Modern Western nations describe themselves as republics or democracies, but in fact they are all corporations. To paraphrase a quote attributed to Benito Mussolini, the merger of state and corporate power is fascism.

Fascism is a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government and the promotion of a capitalist economy subject to……


An American living in Japan

Melancholy observations of an expat.

I am an American and have lived in Tokyo for most of my adult life. I am married to a Japanese woman with whom I have one child…….


Proud to be American

In the above video, college students are asked if they are proud to be American. Most of their responses reflect the results of a Gallup poll released this week indicating that Americans are less patriotic than ever. As today is the Fourth of……