June 2020



In the Restaurant, Lotte Laserstein, 1927



To a Muddy Death
THEODORE DALRYMPLE

Saving Grace: How Christianity Can Destroy the Chinese Communist Party
BRANDON J. WEICHERT


Hong Kong: A Global Ideological Clash
ENZO REALE

China's $1.6 Trillion Defaulted Debt
JERRY GORDON and ROD REUVEN DOVID BRYANT

Eric Hoffer, the Working Philosopher
PEDRO BLAS GONZÁLEZ

The New York Times' Jihad on Walid Phares
REBECCA BYNUM

Unmasking James Clapper
G. MURPHY DONOVAN

Implications of the China Virus
JOHN W. SWAILS, III and JOEL M. SWAILS
 
Brother, Can You Spare a Roll?
JEFF PLUDE

Linguistic Globalism vs. Nationalism: Miró, Gaudí, & Dalí
NORMAN BERDICHEVSKY

My Top 10 Prose, Verse, and Quote
KENNETH FRANCIS


Toxic Glass and Steel Coffins in Hyper-dense City Centers
JOHN HENRY

Some Thoughts for Rebecca
SAMUEL HUX

Walking Shadows
ROBERT GEAR

Serifos
DAVID SOLWAY

 
The Party Never Sleeps: Coming of Age in Mao's China (Part 3)
MANYIN LI
 
A Jeremiad
JAMES COMO

Breaking Bad During a Time of Global Memento Mori
GUIDO MINA di SOSPIRO

The Smallpox Story: The Disturbing Account of the Vaccine that Started it All
DANIEL PLONIX


The Thrill of the Chase: Philately
JOHN HENRY

Criminal Cops
ARMANDO SIMÓN


STORIES & POETRY



Malady Mahi
TONY MARTELLO

The Returnees
PETER GLASSMAN


Meditation on a Shakespeare Sonnet
EVELYN HOOVEN


Law Comes to the Aid of Norms
KIRBY OLSON

Three Ghazals
JEFFREY BURGHAUSER

The Trees
MICHAEL SHINDLER

Haman and Mordecai AND Jonah
THOMAS BANKS

Sestina: For a Lovely Ghost AND What There Is at Night
PETER LOPATIN

A Tall Tale of Tails
RICHARD KUSLAN

No Curfews on Words
SUSIE GHARIB

The World According to Stan (Part III)
ELDON CENE

The Penury of Thirst
OISIN BREEN

An Impersonal Sonnet AND The Woman Who Painted Her Nails
LOIS MARIE HARROD