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Mr. Black: Don’t Blame the Atheists

Hitler, Ludwig Mller Albanus Schachleitner

ON MONDAY, National Post’s Full Comment contributor Conrad Black (“An unhappy civilization, but not one in ‘decline’”) produced Oswald Spengler in support of an effort to reject the notion of a Western decline. In doing so, he reasserted elements of Spengler’s conservative nationalism, proposing that Canada shed its “outworn reluctant attitudes about leading in the world” to assume its rightful place at the forefront of nations, and advancing along the way a piece of Chauvinism it is my present intention to scrutinize.

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If Greece’s disease doesn’t kill it, Golden Dawn’s cure may

Golden Dawn

AS THE POLITICAL and economic fortunes of Greece grow more precarious, it becomes harder to separate symptoms of a disease from the side effects of cures. The country’s Finance Minister, Yannis Stournaras, has projected a twenty-five percent contraction of the Greek economy for the years 2008-2014 and a 1930s-styled Depression, both the presumed outcomes of EU-imposed austerity measures.

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