The Unz Review:ㅤBiden’s Secret Border Agenda: Migrants Fill Our Baby Gap, by Ted Rall

I didn’t question the incoming Biden administration when they rolled back the Trump era’s stricter border control policies in 2021. There’s nothing unusual about reversing a previous president’s approach, especially when he belongs to the other party and the policy in question is roundly criticized. You didn’t have to be a proponent of open borders to feel discomfort about former President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance stance toward both economic migrants and political asylum applicants, which led

The Unz Review:ㅤWhat’s Left 9: Foreign Policy Under the Left, by Ted Rall

Every country needs a coherent foreign policy. And it’s impossible to overstate the importance of the United States’ military and diplomatic posture. The U.S. has the world’s second-largest and most sophisticated nuclear arsenal, exclusive, comprehensive command over the oceans, perfect strategic geography, nearly a thousand military bases overseas and is by far the biggest dealer of weapons and ammunition. And it uses them a lot: We have been at war throughout nearly all of our

The Unz Review:ㅤWhat’s Left 8: Health Care Is a Human Right, by Ted Rall

Learning is a societal and individual good. American businesses, however, have weaponized higher education into an overcredentialization racket that coerces millions of young people to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars in tuition, room and board, often to study subjects in which they have little interest, for the chance to be hired for a job. To add insult to usury, the diploma for which they sink into high-interest student loan debt reflects an education with

The Unz Review:ㅤIsrael, the Hermit Kingdom, by Ted Rall

“The world is kind of deserting Israel right now,” Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) remarked after meeting with members of the pro-Israel lobby American Israel Public Affairs Committee. “So they’re worried about that.” Their concern is warranted. Less than six months after Hamas attacked on Oct. 7, killing 1,200 people with brutality that sparked widespread sympathy as well as material support for the Jewish state, polls show popular opinion in the U.S. and internationally has turned