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The Fall of the Wall Almost Started WWIII

November 14th, 2014
in Op Ed

Twenty-five years ago this week, the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe was collapsing. The Berlin Wall had been breached. The Communist East German government was literally swept away by the storm tide of history. more »

Tiananmen Square Protest and Put-Down, 25 Years Later

June 4th, 2014
in Op Ed

Twenty-five years ago today, the student-led pro-democracy protest in Tiananmen Square was brutally put-down by the soldiers. Was it a big event at the time? Yes! Should it be a big deal today? Yes, but perhaps not for the reason you may think ... more »

Brainwashing in Communism and in Democracy

February 17th, 2012
in Op Ed

by Frank Li and Derryl Hermanutz This is the fifth article of the series: “Towards An Ideal Form of Government”. In my 1/20/2012 post (Democracy and Communism: Are They Really the Same?), I stated: “Democracy, as we know it today, is akin to commu… more »

Chernobyl and the Economy

March 22nd, 2011
in Op Ed

The operators of Chernobyl did not understand what they were doing. Does the Fed? more »

Global Crisis: Fall of the Petro-dollar Wall

February 21st, 2011
in GEAB reposting

Editor’s Note: This article is republished with permission of LEAP/E2020.  See end of article for credits.  With this issue our team is celebrating two important anniversaries in anticipation terms. Exactly five years ago, in February 2006, the… more »








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