Tag Archives: UK

When Loya Jirga Meets Extinction Rebellion

To save our democracies from rising levels of frustration, we need more citizen councils.

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EU27: Towards a Club of Clubs

The post-Brexit EU may look ever more like the kind of EU many Britons had wanted it to be.

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Ai Weiwei Cries Wolf About Germany

Ai Weiwei engages in the very same racial stereotyping about Germany that he complains, with very thin, if not contrived proof the Germans exhibited toward him.

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Putin’s Russian Power Grab: The Global Context

The Russian President aims at staying in power forever. Who are his role models?

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In Charts: EU/UK Futures

What are the economic forces and factors that determine the UK’s future in a Brexit environment?

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A Long-Term Fight Over British Identity

Brexit is not so much about the UK’s relationship with the rest of Europe than it is about determining the nature and structure of the UK itself.

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Europe: Five Big Surprises for 2019

Dealing in alternate realities is a tricky business. As is often noted, predictions are hard, especially about the future.

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Less Europe?

The EU does not always need more members and deeper integration. Less could be more in the end.

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Nine Time Zones: A Trace of American Empire?

How the United States ended up with one of the highest numbers of time zones for a single country.

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France: Global Time Zone Leader

No longer a prime meridian country, the former empire still reigns with a dozen time zones.

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