Politics and Debate — Friday, 18th November 2016

FTN Daily #40 — Libertarian or Neoliberal — Stupid Politics — The elusive truth — And more

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Something Stupid

The tragedy of smart people: Their politics are twisted. Jason Sorens for CapX.

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


Lies, damned lies and journalism

The problem with reporting “the tuth”is that nobody agrees what is actually true. Paul Dughi for Thoughts on Journalism

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


So, which Word will it be?

While some embrace the “neoliberal” label, others reject it. Jason Kuznicki for Libertarianism.org

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


Challenging the Arab status quo

The Arab world will transform. Liberalization is the only way to do it peacefully. Marwan Muasher for Project Syndicate.

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


International Hun of Mystery

The influential EU parliament president Martin Schulz eyes a transition to Germany. Florian Eder and Janosch Delcker for Politico.

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


Airpower ain’t everything

Syria shows that overwhelming air power will not simply win a war. Martin van Creveld on his blog.

Partisan politics makes smart people stupid


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