Harry and Meghan have placed the Queen in an impossible position

Harry and Meghan have placed the Queen in an impossible position

In the Queen’s Christmas message, she observed that 2019 had “felt quite bumpy” at times. Her implication was that a new year could well bring happier, more stable times. Unfortunately for Her Majesty,...
What Unites Republicans May Be Changing. Same With Democrats.

What Unites Republicans May Be Changing. Same With Democrats.

In a book released on the eve of the 2016 election called “Asymmetric Politics,” political scientists Matthew Grossmann and David Hopkins argued that America’s political parties don’t just have different ideologies, but are...
Votes where they matter: New registrations could prove vital in a few key seats

The marginals where new voters matter

By Chaminda Jayanetti Newly registered voters could play a key role in the outcome of 30 seats the...
Jeremy Corbyn and Labour Lost Because They Were Stuck in the 1970s

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour Lost Because They Were Stuck in the 1970s

The catastrophic defeat of party leader Jeremy Corbyn has shattered the British Labour Party, leaving it in no condition to fight the Conservatives anytime soon, so its members are now turning their anger...
Is Our Primary System Democratic?

Is Our Primary System Democratic?

Back in the 1970s, we changed how we choose presidential nominees. Those changes supposedly made our primary system more democratic by allowing voters to cast a ballot in a primary or...
Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal - live news | Politics

Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal –...

Amidst all the talk of a snap election this autumn, it is unwise to ignore the likely scale of an Scottish National party “win” in Scotland. All the recent polls show the SNP...
Schiff’s Subpoenas Reveal New Escalation of Partisan Warfare

Schiff’s Subpoenas Reveal New Escalation of Partisan Warfare

When law enforcement officials break the law to get someone they think is bad, politicians and the media rail in high dudgeon—and rightly so. The police, however, aren’t the only ones who occasionally decide to “get...
cc Flickr U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos, modified, public domain, Iraqi security forces soldiers pause for a photo during react to enemy contact training at Camp Taji, Iraq, Feb. 25, 2017. The soldiers attended a Junior Leaders Course led by Coalition forces designed to enhance basic combat skills in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Brecht)

Is Islamic State Still a Threat?

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced in March that ISIS had lost its final stronghold in Syria, marking the end of the so-called caliphate it declared in 2014. Six months later, President Trump...
10 things I would like to see happen in 2020 and beyond

10 things I would like to see happen in 2020 and beyond

5. I would like to see American politicians, especially those on the right, start treating climate change with the urgency it deserves. We needed to do something two decades ago to attack this global problem....
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