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For all its flaws, Italy is key to Europe’s success (Financial Times – May 3, 2017)

Sir, if Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel survive and prosper at the polls, the intelligentsia have already identified their go-to fall guy: Italy — “the main source of political risk for the eurozone” (“Renzi nears party victory in Italy but faces sterner election test”, April…
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The Limits of Extreme Vetting

  “Extreme vetting” has become synonymous with Euro-American intolerance of refugees.   But even before President Trump’s questioning of Muslim refugees, multi-culturalists were happily applying extreme vetting to dead white men.  Christopher Columbus (genocide), Thomas Jefferson (slave owner), Woodrow Wilson (racist) and…
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On St. Patrick’s Day, Erin go brava (Bergen Record) by Rosario A. Iaconis

Bergenfield’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade held this past Sunday.(Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/ St. Patrick, we hardly knew ye. Actually, you don’t have to hail from County Cork – or sport a lilting Irish brogue – to celebrate St. Patrick&#8217…
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