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Gabriel Martindale graduated in History from Oxford University and is currently working towards a PhD on seventeenth-century anti-Catholicism at Cambridge University. He lives with his wife in London and preaches on a panoply of lost causes to anyone who will listen, chief among these the urgent need for a Jewish paleoconservatism.

ARTICLES BY: Gabriel Martindale


April 26, 2013 2:22 pm
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Anatomy of a House Price Boom

If I have managed to communicate anything at all worthwhile in previous blog posts, I would like it to be the idea that...

November 27, 2012 4:13 pm
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Why I Don’t Want a Palestinian State

Every time hostilities erupt in the Levant, and quite a lot of the rest of the time too, I get the dubious pleasure of witnessing...

June 20, 2012 3:27 pm
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Israel’s Economic Model: A Relative Success Story

The financial crisis of 2008 and all the economic troubles that have followed on from it have widely been interpreted as representing the famed 'Crisis...

June 5, 2012 12:57 pm
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The Queen’s Jubilee and Her Strategy of Doing Nothing

Over the course of a long (and, of course, rainy) weekend, we Brits are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Perhaps the most...

May 23, 2012 1:57 pm
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Stop Drinking the Moonshine on Prosperity

Everyone wants prosperity. As von Miseslong ago observed, even those political movements that vehemently decry modern materialism never promise their supporters anything other than increased...

May 4, 2012 1:52 pm
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How to Think About Taxation and Spending (Part 3)

In the last blog post we looked at how government spending creates short term wealth for some at the expense of long term prosperity for...

April 29, 2012 2:28 pm
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How to Think About Taxation and Spending (Part 2)

In my last blog we saw how taxation and spending damages the economy in two ways: first by decreasing the incentives of those taxed to...

April 23, 2012 1:12 pm
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How to Think About Taxation and Spending (Part 1)

One of the great tragedies of the modern world is the widespread belief that the science of economics - a remarkable accomplishment of human thought...

January 31, 2012 5:27 pm
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Britain’s Political Lunacy

British politics has been heating up recently. Last week the national debt of the United Kingdom passed the £1,000,000,000,000 mark, roughly one fortieth of the annual...

January 8, 2012 4:39 pm
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Ron Paul, Neoconservatism and Islamophobia, Plus a Thought Experiment

Supporters and opponents of Ron Paul's foreign policy make a number of arguments, some good, some bad, and some, frankly, mad. Since I'm...

December 27, 2011 3:18 pm
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Why Jews Should Listen to Ron Paul

At the beginning of the month the Republican Jewish Coalition, in a demonstration of typically self-defeating pettiness, barred Ron Paul from appearing at the event...

December 19, 2011 2:08 pm
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Britain, Class Warfare and the Welfare State

While one European country after another plunges into insolvency, you'll be glad to know that British politics continues its plunge into idiocy. The latest missive...

November 14, 2011 8:29 am
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Not Yet the Age of Austerity

For the past few weeks I've been doing research at the British Library, the United Kingdom's august national library. Since it's a creature of the...

September 5, 2011 1:25 am
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The Economics of Destruction

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 looming ever larger on the horizon, debate about its causes and consequences is set to dominate the airwaves. Of...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Leading Jewish Group Criticizes Papal Honors to Antisemitic Polish Cardinal

A major Jewish group expressed its objections on Wednesday to the Vatican’s decision to honor an antisemitic World War II-era cardinal. Cardinal August Hlond was Polish primate during and immediately after...

Israel

Expert: If Palestinians Take Israel to ICC, They Will Be Defendants as Well...

Once the Palestinians become plaintiffs against Israel in the International Criminal Court, “they will become defendants as well,” an Israeli...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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