Sumantra Maitra

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No, A Catholic Kid Wearing A MAGA Hat Isn’t A Klu Klux Klansman

For all his murderous intent, Leon Trotsky once stumbled upon a piece of wisdom that has lived through ages. At the height of the Weimarian…

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Nominee For Kavanaugh’s Old Seat Tarred For Eschewing Identity Politics

If you are uninitiated about Neomi Rao, chances are you’ll get to hear her name quite often very soon. Rao, the Republican pick to replace…

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Tulsi Gabbard’s Presidential Candidacy Exposes Huge Democratic Rifts

Tulsi Gabbard is an odd Democrat candidate to run for president, and that is perhaps the understatement of the century, even for someone writing from…

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Bolsonaro’s Election Indicates Brazil Can Be An Anti-Socialist Ally

Brazil might not be perfect, but their recent elections provide a chance at political recalibration in Latin America. Washington shouldn’t miss such an opportunity. Peter…

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Don’t Let Ocasio-Cortez Dance Around The Facts Of Immigration

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bitter. The rising Democratic star is apparently judged too harshly on semantics and facts, even when she is morally right on the broader issues.…

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5 Books From 2018 That Will Help Explain What Happens In 2019

​As I sit in my post-2016 fascist hellscape of the British Isles, waiting for the jackboots to kick down the door at three in the…

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3 Questions To Ask Before The Next Open-Ended Foreign Intervention

A recent Washington Post article, citing a Chicago Council poll, suggests President Trump’s base is arguably opposed to a drawdown from Syria. That seemed counter-intuitive to me,…

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How Academia’s Obsession With Diversity Creates Social Unrest

I remember reading a real-life story, an article written by who I forget, to my utter shame, wherein an author was sitting in a chatty,…

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Now The Collusion Narrative Is Deflating, The Left Is Shifting Goalposts

Nate Silver, of all people, recently tweeted that the scale of Russian involvement in the 2016 election was quite small, and its effect was not visible. Silver…

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Liberals Derided Pompeo’s EU Speech. The Paris Riots Prove Him Right

In a bizarre Washington Post op-ed, Max Boot said the Russians are behind the savage month-long protests roiling France. It is said there’s greater zeal in a…

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