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The Many Shades of Fidel Castro

Cuba - One week ago today, Cubans woke up to the news that the 90-year old leader Fidel Castro had died. It was an...

Venezuela´s Road to Anarchy

Venezuela - I am largely in favor of international institutions. Far from an orthodox realist, I consider myself a constructivist and even an idealist. However,...

Trump Is All That Is Left

United States - For years now I have become fascinated by the relationship between what politics of substance remain of the traditional working class...

American Deplorable: Why I Voted Trump

United States - In the Preamble to the United States Declaration of Independence, Jefferson gave us the purpose of government, "We hold these truths...

Venezuela´s Road to Anarchy

Venezuela - If we compare South America to the Middle East, Africa, or South East Asia, the region seems idyllic. There have not been any major...

Australia: “One of the Darkest Moments in Recent History”

AUSTRALIA - "The image you have just seen isn't from Guantanamo bay or Abu Ghraib, but Australia in 2015. A boy, hooded, shackled, strapped...

A Different Dhaka: “There are no terrorists in Bangladesh”

"There are no terrorists in Bangladesh" This was the line spun by Bangladeshi PM Shaikh Hasina until last night when finally we saw the planned, heavily...

Strange Little Birds – Garbage

For Garbage, Strange Little Birds is their 6th studio album.  For some bands that have been around this long, it is easy t overlook them...

Private Capital For Public Problems

Across the globe, many societies are arguably experiencing a higher standard of living than at any time in human civilisation. Thanks, in part to...