Gennady Shkliarevsky

THE FUTURE THAT IS UPON US

THE FUTURE THAT IS UPON US Gennady Shkliarevsky   We are at war.  Every day this brutal fact stares into our face.  It is a global war that involves many countries.  It is a civil war that...

THE PARADOX OF PROGRESSIVISM:  THE PROMISE IT CANNOT FULFILL

THE PARADOX OF PROGRESSIVISM:  THE PROMISE IT CANNOT FULFILL by Gennady Shkliarevsky "There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self." ~ ERNEST HEMINGWAY   There are few...

PROGRESSIVE FAIRY TALES BY DAVID BROOKS

PROGRESSIVE FAIRY TALES BY DAVID BROOKS by Gennady Shkliarevsky David Brooks--a conservative-in-residence at the New York Times--has recently tried to create a new image for Joe Biden and sell it to mainstream America.  In contrast to...

PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AND ITS NEMESIS

PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AND ITS NEMESIS by Gennady Shkliarevsky   For over three decades since the late 1980s, the United States has been an island of relative stability in the ocean of turmoil.  But this is no more....

ELECTIONS 2020:  ANSWERING FREEDOM’S CALL

ELECTIONS 2020:  ANSWERING FREEDOM’S CALL by Gennady Shkliarevsky The enigma of the Donald Trump phenomenon has puzzled many.  Polls and pundits in unison predicted his defeat in 2016.  Yet Trump was able to pull off a...

Some Lessons from the Tulsa Rally

SOME LESSONS FROM THE TULSA RALLY by Gennady Shkliarevsky   Opponents of Donald Trump are celebrating.  They have succeeded in sabotaging the first rally he held since the start of the pandemic.  Many of the saboteurs were...

ON POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

ON POLLS AND PREDICTIONS (Reflections on this Political Season) by Gennady Shkliarevsky “There are lies, damned lies, and statistics” is a phrase of unknown origin that was popularized by Mark Twain in Chapters from My Autobiography.  The...

THE SEDUCTIVE CHARMS OF ANTIFA

THE SEDUCTIVE CHARMS OF ANTIFA by Gennady Shkliarevsky Meet Sky Elder, Samuel Miller, and Lisa Hogan.  The three were arrested by Texas police and charged with looting and property damage for their involvement in the raid...

Professor’s open letter to the Board of Trustees of Bard College

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF BARD COLLEGE Dear Members of the Board: I have worked at the college for over thirty years.  I have invested much in Bard.  I am very concerned...

OSUN:  THE MAKING OF AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE

by Gennady Shkliarevsky Bard College The news that George Soros, a man who is well known both in financial and political circles, gives $1 billion to education has spread like wildfire in the mainstream media.  The...