Irredentism

This year, 2020, is the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620. That’s a very significant anniversary. Too bad it isn’t being celebrated much. At least the United States Postal Service has issued a stamp portraying the Mayflower in Plymouth Bay. Although a lot isn’t being done officially, […]

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The Ukrainian/Russian  crisis continues, and it  illustrates the power  of ethnic politics.    Ukraine and Russia are both attempting to protect their interests.   And the Ukrainian citizens of Russian ethnicity are  critical players in this drama. Could anything like this happen here in the U.S.A., or is the United States too exceptional for the rules to apply to us? For […]

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