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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...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Police Arrest Oklahoma Teens for Vandalizing Children’s Holocaust Memoria...

JNS.org - Two teens were arrested after they were caught on camera Wednesday morning toppling memorials dedicated to children killed...

Israel

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

Iranian Chess Players Join Global Competitors in Israeli-Led Virtual Tourna...

JNS.org - Iranian chess players participated for the first time in a virtual tournament on Monday that was part of...

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