Our opposition stems from culture and the rule of law, not race.
People sometimes ask, Why didnt the Germans do something about Hitler? or Why didnt the Russians do something about Stalin? Or Why dont the North Koreans overthrow their regime?
At the end of October, the Bank of Japan went stark raving Keynesian.
I remember sitting on a bench in a park near the Votivkirche back in the 80s watching some children play and thinking, how lucky they are to be able to grow up in Vienna.
That was in January 1967. In other times, with a different America, they might have quit, or, at least, taken a long break. But, Americans at that time, many with fresh memories of World War II, were a hardier people and they did not quit or take a break.
?On this one-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of World War I, we have a chance to look back with a historian’s eye at the assassination in Sarajevo, at the people involved, and the broader meaning of the incident for the world today.
April First is just around the corner and that means the feeble growth of the Japanese economy is about to come to a grinding halt. On that date the consumption tax (Japan’s national sales tax) will rise from 5% to 8%, meaning ordinary consumers will have to pay more for anything they buy.