The Rule of Law Index: 2017-2018

The World Justice Project (WJP) has published the results of an ambitious and challenging project to rank the world’s nations according to their effectiveness in achieving the “Rule of Law”. For the study year, the United States ranks #19, down one rank from last year. It’s always important to understand the methods and criteria used Read More …

Canada’s Population Density & it’s Relationship to the U.S.

“This map then tells us a great deal about how Canada behaves in the world. Canada must have a close relationship with the United States because not only are the two neighbors, but the vast majority of Canada’s population lives very close to the U.S. border.” “Canada’s size cannot and should not be ignored, but Read More …

Thanksgiving: A Monument to a Nation

Here’s to a holiday that helped rescue the U.S. from its own self-destruction. By Jacob L. Shapiro at Geopolitical Futures. Today is the fourth Thursday in the month of November. For most of the world, that doesn’t mean much. For our American readers, however, that means it’s Thanksgiving Day. All countries have their national holidays. Read More …