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About Allan C. Brownfeld

Allan C. Brownfeld is the author of five books, the latest of which is The Revolution Lobby (Council for Inter-American Security). He has been a staff aide to a U.S. Vice President, Members of Congress, and the U.S. Senate Internal Subcommittee. He is associate editor of The Lincoln Review and a contributing editor to such publications as Human Events, The St. Croix Review, and The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.

San Francisco’s Assault on History

By |2021-02-14T20:10:26-06:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Education, History|

In late January, the San Francisco Board of Education declared that schools named after such people as Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, and even Dianne Feinstein would be renamed. They said that such people were problematic and had ties to a variety of racist incidents. […]

Income Inequality, Liberty & the Founders

By |2019-09-05T13:36:07-05:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Economics, Equality, Featured, Free Markets, Politics, Taxes|

We have been hearing a great deal about income inequality in recent days, particularly from Senator Bernie Sanders. Part of this interest is fueled by many examples of excess at the top. J.P. Morgan Chase, after a year immersed in scandal, decided to award its chief executive, Jamie Dimon, $20 million in compensation for 2013. [...]

Conserving the American Political Tradition

By |2017-12-18T23:22:12-06:00December 18th, 2015|Categories: Conservatism, Featured, History, Modernity, Tradition|

In his novel Coningsby, the great British Conservative leader Benjamin Disraeli noted that the first thing a conservative must ask himself is what it is he means to conserve. Observing many of the men and women in our current political arena who call themselves “conservative,” it is not clear to what sort of political philosophy [...]

Pope Francis: The Capitalist

By |2021-02-08T16:32:52-06:00November 18th, 2015|Categories: Capitalism, Economics, Pope Francis|

It has been said by some of his critics that Pope Francis does not understand capitalism, having grown up in Peronist Argentina. This may be true. But it is also true that the economic system which is now a way of life in our own country is not exactly free enterprise as the proponents of [...]

Demolishing Myths About Communism

By |2019-05-16T12:53:11-05:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Communism, Featured, Russia|

Robert Conquest, a historian whose landmark studies of the Stalinist purges and the Ukraine famine of the 1930s documented the horrors perpetrated by the Soviet regime against its own citizens, has died at 98, having outlived the Soviet Union—which came into being in the year of his birth, 1917—and which he helped to bring down [...]

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