Sunday, June 16, 2019

Democracy versus Disinformation

These are difficult days for liberal democracy. But of all the threats that have arisen in recent years — populism, nationalism, illiberalism — one...

Bad News for Women

Nancy Pelosi is the highest-ranking elected female politician in the history of the United States. Theresa May is only the second female British prime...

Turning Brexit Into a Celebration of Democracy

Discontent without end looms over Britain. Leavers and Remainers are equally despondent. Her Majesty’s Government and the Labour opposition are equally divided. The United...

From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

It is old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as ‘the establishment’, especially the political class....

Structure of a Diplomatic Revolution

It has been nearly 60 years since the philosopher and historian Thomas Kuhn wrote his influential book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Kuhn’s thesis...

Seven Fallacies of Economic Sanctions

The sanctions imposed on Iran by US President Donald Trump have begun to bite the country’s economy hard. Inflation, seemingly defeated by President Hassan...

The Coming Technological Cold War

Lurking behind the Trump administration’s trade conflict with China lies an abiding fear that the United States could be losing its advantage in the...

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