Tag: Politics

How Politics Brings Out The Worst In Us

How Politics Brings Out The Worst In Us

How Politics Brings Out The Worst In Us by Max Borders, Foundation For Economic Education The spectacle is not a collection of images, but a social relation among people, mediated by images. – Guy Duborg Have you seen The Best […]

Is Putin More Dangerous Than ISIS?

Is Putin More Dangerous Than ISIS?

Although Islamic State militants continue to threaten attacks on Western cities, there is an argument that Russia and President Vladimir Putin are potentially more of a threat to the world as we know it. As Alexander J. Motyl writes in World […]

Syria Vote: UK Politicians To Decide On Airstrikes

Syria Vote: UK Politicians To Decide On Airstrikes

British Prime Minister David Cameron is making his case for the Syria vote, pressing for air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, claiming that UK warplanes can help “keep the British people safe” from terror attacks. Cameron previously claimed […]

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Hillary Clinton Lampoons Proposed Pfizer-Allergan Merger

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has blasted the proposed merger between two huge pharmaceutical companies. Clinton claims that the merger of Pfizer and Allergan will “leave U.S. taxpayers holding the bag” as the massive new firm sets up headquarters in Ireland […]

Donald Trump Accuses China, India Of Abusing U.S.

Donald Trump Accuses China, India Of Abusing U.S.

Trump used the fourth Republican debate to call out politicians in New Delhi and Beijing, accusing them of abusing the United States through their economic policies. According to Trump, China is the “number-one abuser,” the leader of a group of […]

North Korea Starts Using Capitalist Terminology

North Korea Starts Using Capitalist Terminology

Despite the fact that the foundation of North Korea is socialist, citizens of the secretive nation have started using words more associated with capitalism. North Korea is subject to a great deal of attention from the outside world, with many […]

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Vladimir Putin Says U.S. Is Lying Over Iran Nukes

In typically confrontational fashion, the Russian president did not hold back from expressing his forthright views. Putin was speaking at the twelfth annual Valdai Discussion Club meeting in the city of Sochi, attended by over 900 international scholars. The Russian leader […]

Social Media Buzzes As Canada Elects “Hunky” Trudeau

Social Media Buzzes As Canada Elects “Hunky” Trudeau

While Canada’s Liberals celebrated victory in federal elections, media sources from around the world paused in appreciation of leader Justin Trudeau’s “boyish charm.” Canada’s new prime-minister-designate is a keen boxer and snowboarder, and the internet came alive with images of […]