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America’s bases: collateral damage for the US economy

America’s foreign military bases are bad business. (This article first appeared in the January 2011 issue of the American Conservative.) TOKYO. When German executives visit Tokyo, they are often treated to a session at Bernd’s Bar, a notably authentic German pub. … Continue reading

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Evening in America

I have been reading two new books on trade (this review was first published in the December 2010 issue of  the American Conservative). The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America’s Decline, and How We Must Compete in the … Continue reading

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The wrong-way Corrigans who engineered the U.S. train wreck

America’s decline counts as probably the most precipitate in history. So who’s to blame? America’s ideology-blinded media have a lot to answer for. As recently as 1965, when I started college, America had the world at its feet. Its decline … Continue reading

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