Lessons from leadership: Is economic conservatism the path to follow?
The fact that key economies are currently saving instead of borrowing shows how detached the euro zone has become from the wisdom of conventional economics. Yet there is hope.
Only a society which guarantees women the right to abort is a truly humanistic one.
Abortion is an iniquity. The current discourse about it demonstrates humans’ willingness to reclassify themselves as goods.
Our understanding of 1989 as a “reunification” and a “return to the normal course of history” is very much conditioned by our (mis?)understanding of the ruptures of 1914 and 1939.
It’s up to the post-reunification generation to debate which lessons from the Nazi and GDR experiences should be passed down.
How I came to discover East Germany: Musings from a naïve Western German.
Were Washington not so fixated on demonizing Assad, it might use his vulnerability to IS to leverage him into new negotiations.
Why the Assad regime should not and will not become an ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
You cannot see it and you cannot hear it. It happens silently every day, can hit anyone anywhere, and we can all be its unsuspecting victims. This is the new type of warfare:
We know that climate change is a reality, but an army of deniers led by business interests and supported by the mainstream media makes us believe that warnings of a climate calamity are overblown.
The information war is raging and the U.S. is losing out to is enemies. Not even American bombardments can prevent this.
The Information War is in full swing, and the public should be wary not to fall for the black-and-white accounts of the traditional media. A veteran’s account.
By choosing to stay in the Union, Scots probably did the right thing. But did they do it for the right reasons?
The referendum may have failed to return independence, but it might have gone a long way toward gaining Scotland both more powers and more influence. Will others follow the Scottish example?
The referendum must be the starting point of a wider discussion about how power is distributed across the whole United Kingdom and not just between Scotland and Westminster.