Emina Melonic

About Emina Melonic

Originally from Bosnia, a survivor of the Bosnian war and its aftermath of refugee camps, Emina Melonic immigrated to the United States in 1996 and became an American citizen in 2003. She is currently completing a Ph.D. in comparative literature. Her writings have appeared in National Review, The Imaginative Conservative, and Splice Today. She lives near Buffalo, N.Y.

An Independent America

Who are the friends of America? Who are the real enemies who hate America to the core of its being? In trying to answer these questions, the usual distinctions between conservative and liberal don't apply anymore, especially since Donald Trump has been president. The idea of America is under assault today from those

By | 2019-02-16T10:50:02+00:00 February 15th, 2019|

Sex Workers of America Unite!

Leftist academics in America must be salivating over the current “socialist option” emerging in politics. The indoctrination they have imposed on students is paying off as we see in the example of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who proudly calls herself a “democratic socialist.” But Ocasio-Cortez is not the only millennial who espouses a socialist political

By | 2018-08-24T22:15:00+00:00 August 25th, 2018|

Saving the American Dream

It was winter and the streets of Vienna were covered with snow. The plows were busy for most of the night, and I watched them go up and down the street. I couldn’t sleep because earlier that day, I had had an interview at the American embassy that would determine whether I would

By | 2018-07-14T16:27:34+00:00 July 15th, 2018|

Revenge of the Feminists

So it’s come to this. “Why can’t we hate men?” asks Suzanna Danuta Walters, a professor of sociology and director of the awkwardly named Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Northwestern University. Her question isn’t especially novel—radical feminists have been asking and answering in the affirmative for decades now. What makes Walters’

By | 2018-06-14T22:16:08+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

Happy Birthday, Karl Marx! You Were Wrong!

The New York Times is not giving up any time soon on an insistence that America needs to give Communism a go. Recall the paper's series on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution that covered almost every aspect of human life through a socialist lens, including sex. According to the Times, women under Communism

By | 2018-05-01T11:06:15+00:00 May 1st, 2018|

No Algorithm for the Human Soul

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week faced questions from powerful committees in both houses of Congress on the subject of how the social media platform handles and protects its users’ data. Most of the questions dealt with the breach and collection of user data, and whether Facebook has been cavalier with

By | 2018-04-13T11:09:35+00:00 April 13th, 2018|