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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Host Jokes About Jewish Supporters of Catholic Charities at Al Smith Gala W...

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may have stolen the show at Thursday night’s Al Smith Dinner in New...


Israeli Security Services Thwart Major Palestinian Terror Plot - Israeli security officials revealed on Thursday that they had averted a major terrorist attack and arrested those who plotted to carry it out. According to a statement released by the Shin Bet,...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...