CRITICAL ANALYSIS: One Nation, Divided Under Law (The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict & Ferguson)

First, Israel is already a Jewish state, and second, from the perspective of its Arab citizens, it’s a state that’s already seen as a preferential rather than full democracy. And passage of this gratuitous and provocative new law will only widen the growing and still irreconcilable gap between the two. But now in the highlyContinue reading “CRITICAL ANALYSIS: One Nation, Divided Under Law (The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict & Ferguson)”

The Problem of Collectivism

If there is one thing I have come to learn to really appreciate it is my individual freedom. It is becoming extremely taboo to tout your individualism. It is often viewed as a sense of paranoia. I have learned to face a fact: most people prefer to rely on others – instead of themselves – for financial/political gain.Continue reading “The Problem of Collectivism”

Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant

They say robust capitalism is the greatest system in our world because it maximizes the benefits of all men in any given society. This perspective is especially true of the American narrative we are ‘indoctrinated’ into through our public and private institutions. As an immigrant to this country, I must say, however I am profoundly disappointed.Continue reading “Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant”

On Saudi Arabia & the Roots of Arab Elitism

1.  A sense of entitlement and exclusiveness emanates from the Arabian peninsula, namely from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen & the UAE, which has its roots embedded in a version of an Islamic narrative that ties the Arabs of this region to ancient jewish and semitic tribes. 2. This has concentrated wealth in the particularContinue reading “On Saudi Arabia & the Roots of Arab Elitism”

#theworldtocome pt. III

Capitalism is not about supply and demand according to a billionaire. That’s quite a statement. Not to say it is wrong, but it is quite a statement. This billionaire, Nick Hanauer, also believes a nation’s economy cannot grow without a strong Middle Class. According to him, supply and demand are not the foundation of anContinue reading “#theworldtocome pt. III”

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