We Europeans face a historic choice: either we further develop Europe as a single political entity, or we recede from the limelight.
After his overwhelming success, the big question is how good a diplomat Mr. Tsipras is.
The GOP is weak, but Democrats nevertheless need to change their strategy if they want to keep the presidency.
Two great family dynasties are poised to inherit the presidency after Obama. But the better choice would be someone else who, up until now, no one has on the ticket.
News of the Republican Party’s demise has been greatly exaggerated. The party controls both chambers and has a lot of strong candidates for the 2016 elections.
If we want to go from Little England back to being Great Britain, we must leave the EU. But it’s people like John Major and other fake Europhiles who keep us tied to a weak and crippling Union.
The UK-EU relationship is complex, but the reason for this complexity is simple: both sides have baggage – and not just a bit.
It’s impossible to say what will happen between the UK and the rest of Europe. But it is possible to say what _should_ happen.
Banging on about Europe has once again become a vote winner in the UK and a “Brexit” is more likely than ever. If David Cameron wins next year’s elections, he will have to face an inconvenient promise.
Instead of heavy-handed rants about Pegida, we should ask ourselves what makes demonstrators so extreme, since no one is born a racist.
The flat condemnation of Pegida is hysterical. Modern democracy means dialogue.
The claim of the Pegida movement – “We are the people” – isn’t just objectively wrong but also dangerously seductive.
The sluggish response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa shows the same fundamental flaws as the global response to HIV in the 1980s.
Even after the last cases of Ebola are reported in West Africa, the epidemic will have a lasting impact on the fragile economies of the countries worst affected. Investing in recovery now is the best way to avoid another health crisis in West Africa.
For defying our terrible health norms, fat people are actually heroes – which tells us a lot about our society.
Our bodies are complex, the systems which oppress them are many – and they can’t be wholly escaped.