July 2020


The Eaters, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1930



Early Thoughts
THEODORE DALRYMPLE

The Long Wave of Ideology
ENZO REALE


Tunneling HistoryRabbi of the Lost Ark
KENNETH L. HANSON

Conservative Diffidence and the Political Exploitation of George Floyd
STEPHEN BASKERVILLE


A Very Holy Blissful Martyr
ROBERT GEAR

The Anti-American Intifada Behind U.S. Protests
JERRY GORDON and ROD REUVEN DOVID BRYANT

Louis L'Amour and Natural Aristocracy
PEDRO BLAS GONZÁLEZ

Squirming in Laos
WILLIAM F. S. MILES

Days of Swine and Poseurs
G. MURPHY DONOVAN

From a Veteran of the Years of Lead: Adrenaline Junkies
GUIDO MINA di SOSPIRO
 
Red, Gray, and Blue
JEFF PLUDE

Get the Job: Architect Bags Ultimate Client
JOHN HENRY

Why Blue Lives Matter, the Defaced Monuments, and the Missing Apologies
NORMAN BERDICHEVSKY

My Top 10 Movie Dialogue Scenes
KENNETH FRANCIS


A Sceptical Review of Bregman's Humankind: A Hopeful History
C. R. HALLPIKE

Love and Choice: Reflections and a Memoir
SAMUEL HUX

Harbingers of the Rat:
Signs of 2020 We Shouldn't Have Missed

SARAH DILLINGHAM

Veiled Genocide: An Ignored Historic Tragedy
BASSAM MICHAEL MADANY

Paros
DAVID SOLWAY
The One-Way Road
MYRON GANANIAN

Women's Equality and Mixed Sexual Messages
ROBERT LEWIS


Money Does Not Buy Elections (Contrary to What We've Been Told)
ARMANDO SIMÓN


The Bouzouki Odyssey of Dimitrios Bogris
GEOFFREY CLARFIELD


STORIES & POETRY



Meditations on the Reflections of Seasons:
Childhood Days

JUSTIN WONG

Mimi & Magda
JAMES COMO

The Queen of Mewar
R. M. BURGESS

See AND Marking Time
PETER LOPATIN


All the Rage, Leaves from Paradise
AND Election Season

BRANDON MARLON


An Incident After Midnight
KIRBY OLSON

Two Ghazals
JEFFREY BURGHAUSER

Four Poems
MICHAEL SHINDLER

Camp Delilah
PETER GLASSMAN

Cavity
RICHARD KUSLAN

Placations AND Afflictions
SUSIE GHARIB

Wife Poems
CARL NELSON

The Brainstorm
GRAHAM CUNNINGHAM

Lowball
LOIS MARIE HARROD

Twenty-four: Fifty-one
ANJULI PANDAVAR

Two Poems
ANKUR BETAGERI

91 and Not Dead Yet: Iconic Poem Has Been Misleading Readers for Centuries
REG GREEN