Gennady Shkliarevsky

Professor calls for discussion of a Peoples’ Party

by Gennady Shkliarevsky Fellow patriots: In the midst of every crisis, there are opportunities.  There has hardly been a moment in recent American history that would be as opportune for the creation of a new party...

[Professor’s warning] The Farce in Washington

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The Farce in Washington by Gennady Shkliarevsky   Karl Marx once remarked: “History repeats itself. First time as tragedy and second time as farce.” Many decades ago, in 1933, at the beginning of the Nazi era, the Nazis...

From a Professor Emeritus at Bard College: Fellow Americans, patriots, friends,

Opinion Fellow Americans, patriots, friends, The last several years have cemented us into a community. We are very different. We are mainstream America. Like the rest of America, we have a different skin color.  We are...

THE SUPREME COURT CONUNDRUM OVER TEXAS’ LAWSUIT:  A PERSPECTIVE

OPINION THE SUPREME COURT CONUNDRUM OVER TEXAS’ LAWSUIT:  A PERSPECTIVE by Gennady Shkliarevsky Texas has initiated a lawsuit that brings concerns about the election for consideration by the Supreme Court.  Eighteen states—not an insignificant number—have decided to...

Is There a Future for Democracy in America?

IS THERE A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA? Gennady Shkliarevsky There is a sense of despondency on the American left that is increasingly visible.  The calls for the removal of President Trump no longer dominate their...

ON THE SUBJECT OF “CUTIES,” OR WHY OUR KIDS GET SEXUALIZED

ON THE SUBJECT OF “CUTIES,” OR WHY OUR KIDS GET SEXUALIZED by Gennady Shkliarevsky With less than fifty days out before one of the most decisive, if not the most decisive, election in recent American history,...

THE MEDIA AND ITS FUTURE IN THE AGE OF THE PANDEMIC

THE MEDIA AND ITS FUTURE IN THE AGE OF THE PANDEMIC Gennady Shkliarevsky   The role of the mainstream media (MSM) is one of the most hotly debated and highly polarizing subjects in America today.  There are...

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...