The Arab Spring

A RISING TIDE OF POPULISM… (…as a highly infectious form of political botulism) Whenever there’s a massive surge of collective discontent with the status quo in any society, that discontent is often expressed in several ways. Unfortunately those ways rarely

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TODAY’S SEA PEOPLES… (…a replay of an ancient story…in reverse) Some three thousand years ago or so the entire Middle East was shaken up and left in chaos, much as it is today. The cause, back then, seems to have

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