“Are we in a situation similar to the collapse of the Roman Empire?” This is a question I get from time to time and one that I heard again recently…
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Every once in a long while, I publish some observations about the various conflicts and schisms in the Objectivist movement. Those who are not…
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Russia’s Winter War in Ukraine is coming. The US recently ordered the evacuation of non-essential personnel from its embassies and urged US citizens to…
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the end of the post-Cold-War era and brings back the era of great power conflict. That’s why September 11 did not…
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I’m going to be taking a bit of a vacation for the next few weeks and remaining blissfully unplugged from the news. Then again, when I’ve taken a…
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A conservative majority on the Supreme Court appears to be poised to strike down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed a right to abortion…
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When the apocalypse came, we thought it would be zombies—and I suppose, in a way, it is. The title of today’s edition is taken from a book and…
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Editor’s Note: This is the first edition of The Tracinski Letter sent out from our new platform on Substack. This is the Substack version and that means…
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A new Secular Foxhole podcast is up in which I discuss the case for “workism,” based on this article. But I have been most busy in the past week writing…
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I am a longtime mega-fan of the Olympics, for reasons I have explained before. Our fascination with Olympic athletes comes from our ability to grasp a…
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I don’t usually find myself called upon to write about Canadian politics because—well, there’s a story about some media types years ago who had a…
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In the past few weeks, both of our major political parties faced tests of their principles. In both cases, only two members of each party passed the…
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