April 2021

The Contested Rock: Gibraltar after Brexit

When the UK decided to leave the EU in 2016, its opponents predicted all sorts of calamities the country would…

China’s Bare Branches

The Chinese government is growing increasingly aggressive. Currently, the Chinese Communist Party has close to 400 internment camps with one…

Young Fogeys Redeemed

One of the dominant acronyms in the teeming morass of contemporary internet lingo is LARPing—or “Live Action Role Playing.” Originally…

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)

  A brief round-up of some of the tributes published in recent days …   How Prince Philip Saved the…

Shattered Reflections on Hemingway

By some surfing accident on YouTube, I stumbled on a short black-and-white video of a Cuban journalist conducting a Spanish-language…