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By Charles Coulombe, Crisis Magazine,  October 5, 2020

Few candid observers today will deny that the asylum of modern life is truly run by the inmates. This home truth was brought home to me yet again by two very different news stories—one of international interest, the other purely local (and that from a town I have only been to a few times). The first was a tweet I saw from United Nations Secretary General António Guterres a few days ago: “The #COVID19 pandemic is demonstrating what we all know: millennia of patriarchy have resulted in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture which damages everyone—women, men, girls & boys.”

Now, I realize that many would immediately disregard anything any U.N. official said anyway, but I am not among their number. It is not that I ever trick-or-treated for UNICEF or belonged to the United World Federalists. Nor do I see it as “both the measure and the vehicle of man’s most generous impulses,” as did JFK. But as Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn pointed out in his book, Leftism, “The great hope of leftists and, to be sure, not only of leftists is the United Nations. Here again conservatives err when they reject in principle an organization of this order. In a radically different form (and, perhaps, in another age) it might have been quite useful.”  …

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