Can Anything Unite the United Kingdom?

For all its complexity, everyone understands what the US is. But what is the United Kingdom?…

The End of Liberal Britain?

This UK general election campaign has been an emotional roller coaster for the Liberal Democrats. In…

Britain May Back Boris to Get Brexit Done

Just days before the December 12 election, The Guardian’s opinion poll tracker finds the Tories to…

The News Media’s Piano Lacks a Sustain Pedal

The website FAIR calls itself a “national media watch group” whose mission consists of “scrutinizing media…

Scandinavia’s #MeToo Problem

The hype around equality in Scandinavia could lead many to believe that parity between men and…

What Americans Need in 2020

Watching the exposure of the ugly underbelly of the American “dream” on full display in the…

The Climate Within the Brexit Election

You’d be forgiven to think that the only issue for discussion and decision by the public…

In Britain’s Election, the Future of Human Rights Is at Stake

When Boris Johnson became prime minister in July, he assembled the most aggressively anti-human rights cabinet…

Britain Faces a Historic Election

Elections are almost invariably termed historic. For once, the use of the term is not an…

The UK Election: What About Foreign Policy?

In the frenzy and fury of yet another UK election that whirls and swirls around Brexit,…

The Donald Trump Show

French King Louis XV reputedly said, “Après moi, le déluge.” (“After me, the flood.”) Whether that line was…

Saudi Repression Strong as Ever But Aims Lower

Thanks to the gruesome murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, everyone who may have…

Is South Africa Heading for a Storm?

Despite having a technocratic president in Cyril Ramaphosa, are the structural underpinnings of the economy so…

US Position on Legality of Israeli Settlements Not Good for Peace

On November 18, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US would no longer view Israeli…

The Triumph of Preposterousness

As impeachment proceedings move forward in the House of Representatives, Politico reports that US President Donald…

Is Europe Really Ready for Its Own Military Force?

The European Union has been facing turbulent geopolitical moments outside as well as inside its own…

The Delicate Dance of Democracy

Amid all the gloom and doom over the slow retreat of democracy, the past few weeks…

Don’t Just Focus on Trump’s Crimes at Home

It’s a cliché in Westerns. The bad guys ride into town only to be met by…

Obama Pushes the Envelope Before Sealing It Shut

Writing for MSN News, journalist Dave Goldiner can’t contain his enthusiasm for what he calls former…

Great Little Men: Why the Alt-Right Begs for Money

In September, the former darling of the alt-right, Milo Yiannopoulos, used the messaging app Telegram to…