The immediate reason for France’s downgrading by Standard & Poor’s (from AAA to AA+) may have been hubris, as Tim Worstall suggested in Forbes Magazine (1). Last automn, President...

How could so many clever people get it so wrong? The question was recently asked by the British politician Daniel Hannan in an article on the collapse of the euro; in the coming months, the same question...

Stéphane Frédéric Hessel's best-selling brochure helped launch the movement. By Michel Gurfinkiel A little more than 13 months ago, a left-wing French publishing house...

  In his speech before the UN General Assembly one month ago, Binyamin Netanyahu referred to the United Nations as the House of Lies and the Theater of the Absurd. He was right, but it we’d...