Winter 2010–2011Vol. 5, No. 4

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India in Focus: "India's Commonwealth Games: A National Disgrace"

Shows why, far from achieving their intended goal of “national prestige,” the Commonwealth Games exposed an ugly contradiction in Indian culture and politics.


The Republicans’ Opportunity to
Restore America . . . and Their Obstacle

Considers the Republicans’ alternatives following their victories in the 2010 midterm elections, and identifies a moral conflict, which, if unresolved, will preclude them from saving the land of liberty.

The Educational Bonanza in Privatizing Government Schools

Surveys the ills of government-run schools, shows the general superiority of private schools, zeros in on the reason for the difference, and proposes a radical change from which everyone would benefit.

An Interview with Andrew Schiff about Fishing Nets, Hut Gluts, and other Economic Matters (accessible for free)

The author and investor discusses his book, the state of economy, the cause of America’s financial problems, and investment possibilities under the circumstances.

Andrew Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World

Surveys the life of the great tycoon and finds him to be rich in more ways than one.

The Conclusion of Loving Life

Includes the book's final, summarizing chapter along with an afterword on terrorism and an appendix on emergency situations.

Film Reviews

Waiting for “Superman,” directed by Davis Guggenheim

Burzynski: The Movie, directed by Eric Merola

Book Reviews

How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty, by John R. Bolton

The Dhandho Investor: The Low-Risk Value Method to High Returns, by Mohnish Pabrai

Appetite for America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the Wild West, by Stephen Fried

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think, by Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky

Repotting Harry Potter: A Professor’s Book-by-Book Guide for the Serious Re-Reader, by James W. Thomas


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