Here's a terrific essay. This is from Anthony Esolen and it's all about how the world does not run on magic. When you deprive young men of fathers and direction, don't be surprised if they cause trouble.
The Great Ephemera Machine keeps us bogged down in thousands of little things that don't really matter. F. William Engdahl has an informative article about how U.S. officials are cynically using Ukraine to cover their food shortage sabotage.