‘Break cosy club of British elite’ to end revolving door among politics, media & business say Labour

‘Break cosy club of British elite’ to end revolving door among politics, media & business say Labour

Labour has called for “a radical overhaul” of the parliamentary system “to break open the cosy club of the British elite” to halt the “revolving door” between politics, the media and business that is corroding public trust. Jeremy Corbyn’s party say a new arrangement was imperative in light of recent appointments by former government ministers, […]

The Democratic Party’s 2018 View of Identity Politics Is Confusing, and Thus Appears Cynical and Opportunistic

The Democratic Party’s 2018 View of Identity Politics Is Confusing, and Thus Appears Cynical and Opportunistic

The 2016 presidential election was the peak, at least thus far, for the tactics of identity politics in U.S. elections. In the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton’s potential status as the first female candidate was frequently used not only to inspire her supporters but also to shame and malign those who supported other candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders. In […]

Trump/Kim Meeting Shows Value of Policy Over Politics

Trump/Kim Meeting Shows Value of Policy Over Politics

By Ron Paul ​When President Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland, on October 11, 1987, it helped put into motion events that would dramatically change the global system. A line of communication was fully opened with an enemy of decades and substantive issues were on the table. Though the summit was initially reported […]

Politics this week

Politics this week

A 29-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan ploughed a pickup truck into pedestrians along a cycle path in New York, killing at least eight people in a terror attack apparently inspired by Islamic State. The man was detained by police after being shot. Although vehicles have become a familiar weapon of choice for jihadists in Europe, these […]

‘Let them be children’: Chechen leader Kadyrov calls for parents to keep kids out of politics

‘Let them be children’: Chechen leader Kadyrov calls for parents to keep kids out of politics

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 11:28 The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has categorically opposed children’s participation in political rallies, citing security concerns as well as the youngsters’ inability to critically perceive political concepts imposed by adults. “Let them be children for some time at least. When someone brings schoolchildren (and sometimes kids […]

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 11:45 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 12:07 The European Court of Human rights (ECHR) has refused to recognize the embezzlement case against Russian activists Aleksey and Oleg Navalny as politically-motivated. The ECHR’s decision in the case of the Navalny brothers against Russia was released on the court’s website on Tuesday. […]