Articles by John Vasiliades

Hillary Clinton supporters at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan watched as election returns were announced on Tuesday.  (Todd Heisler/The New York Times)

Democrats, Embrace Morality

For many Democrats, election night marked the execution of Order 66. And no, Order 66 is not a referendum on California’s ballot. It was a command given to the clone troopers by Chancellor Palpatine to…


NBC News -- MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM 1968 -- Pictured: Crowds gather at the National Mall during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom political rally in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963 -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

America’s Collective Action Problem

Globalization has given us the potential to live more productive, prosperous, and socially connected lives — or has it? * * * The breakdown of Washington’s establishment has presented itself as a major theme this…


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Grexit: An Odyssey

Many articles on Greece often link the Hellenic Republic’s economy to a “Greek Tragedy.” And much like a chorus, the pundits and journalists explain how worse the current situation is getting every step of the…


ISIL militants display their weapons in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, Syria. Photo Credit: Reuters/Yasel Al-Khodor

Defaulting on Terror

While Osama bin Laden may be dead, the legacy of violent Islamism continues to flourish in almost every society—from small tribes in Northern Africa to powerful countries in Europe. In spite of this, Louis Klaveras…