An Ethic of the Nation

An article entitled “An Ethic of the Nation” by IWP Research Professor Paul Coyer will be published by Quillette (quillette.com) in late spring 2020.

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Religion and Liberty: Interdependent, Not Mutually Exclusive

An article entitled “Religion and Liberty: Interdependent, Not Mutually Exclusive,” by IWP Research Professor Dr. Paul Coyer will be published in Freedom, Religion and Sovereignty: Modern Phenomena and Future Challenges. This work will be published in summer 2020 by the Institute of Justice (part of the Polish Ministry of Justice).

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Scaring people to death

Coronavirus lockdowns will themselves cause fatalities. There are braver and better approaches. This newspaper has published the comments of Prof. Yoram Lass, who was Director-General of the Ministry of Health when that government department was headed by people competent in the area which they were in charge of administering. Prof. Lass indicated that due to…

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The Intelligence Community is hiring during this time of crisis

This article was written by Derrick Dortch, IWP Director of Career Services. As we have seen our economy change we have heard of some employers like Amazon, Walmart, InstaCart and others hiring a massive amount of people to fulfill demand. These are all critical jobs during this time but there are some other employers who…

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Why North Korea’s Anti-Coronavirus Efforts Are so Terrifying

This article was written by IWP alumna Patricia Schouker.  Too little, too late? On March 21, 2020, Pyongyang fired two short range missiles towards the Sea of Japan. According to the South Korean army, the two missiles were launched from North Pyongan province in the west of the country. Seoul deemed the launches as “extremely…

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Botticelli, The Birth of Venus

Confinement, A Matrix for Innovation

The anxiety caused by the general confinement of the population cannot make us forget one fundamental fact: plant life, human life, and the life of civilizations are all founded on respiration, on a notion of inhalation and exhalation that we call “retreat-return.” Without confinement, creativity collapses. For plants, the dormancy of winter is a precursor…

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Nuclear Proliferation Treaty Troubles Remain Unaddressed Amid a Global Pandemic

It is vital that would-be bombmakers be disabused of any notion that they could evade tough international sanctions. We need a country-neutral, reasonably predictable, more-or-less automatic sanction regime that puts all countries on notice, even friends of the powerful. Just as we’ve had to discard business-as-usual thinking to deal with the current worldwide health emergency;…

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An intellectual earthquake in the Middle East

Ideas are circulating in places like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia that indicate a tectonic shift. During recent months, pubic and media concentration on viruses and politicians (I will refrain from commenting on the similarities between the two) has caused little attention to be paid to other significant developments, such as the Turkish-Russian confrontation over the…

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