UK: Saving the Nation from Itself by Royal Veto Power

A monarch with the temperament and selflessness of Queen Anne could save Britain from its own insanity.

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The Four Layers of Trump Disapproval

In the U.S., there is no one left who has not formed an opinion on Donald Trump. That’s a problem for Republicans in 2020.

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Trump’s Wall and Israel’s Wall: Unpleasant Parallels and Consequences

America’s border wall with Mexico is meant to keep illegal immigrants, crime and drugs out. It will only succeed in keeping Americans in.

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Schiff Against Trump: Let the Congressional Investigations Begin

President Trump dismisses Adam Schiff as a political hack pursuing the politics of revenge. But he may find him to be his worst nightmare.

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Benjamin Franklin, Wall Builder: Trump’s Role Model?

As the U.S. Congress contemplates Trump’s wall, it ought to remember the enlightened vision of the founding fathers.

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China’s “Interesting Times”

As China rings in the New Year, a brief look at some of the problems the country is facing.

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A Copernican Revolution in Europe?

How European integration is regressing – and yet stabilizing.

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Reagan Vs. Trump: Two Entertainer-Politicians Compared

Where Reagan was a pro, Trump is an amateur. While Reagan was principled, Trump is anything but.

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President Magufuli: Stop That Dam

If construction of Stiegler’s Gorge Dam in Tanzania goes ahead, it would squander the nation’s tremendous natural endowment and its finances for years to come.

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An Impending Yellow Vest Moment for the US?

France has been gripped by them, but the yellow vest movement has so far failed to take hold elsewhere. Could the United States be next?

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