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Theresa May Survives, Brexit May Not

Theresa May Survives, Brexit May Not

by    Atul Singh

Divorce is turning out to be more painful than marriage and might make the UK stay in the European Union. These are days of high drama. William Shakespeare, the prince of playwrights, could not have penned it better. On January 15, British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a historic defeat in the House of Commons. Read More

May Survives Another Confidence Vote, But What’s Next?

May Survives Another Confidence Vote, But What’s Next?

by    Chris Stafford

If a new deal is well and truly off the table, there is a limited set of options the UK government can pursue. Just 24 hours after suffering a historic defeat in Parliament over her Brexit deal, the UK’s prime minister, Theresa May, has survived a vote of no confidence in her government — thanks to the support Read More

A Populist’s Path: From Advocate of the People to Inspiration for the KKK

A Populist’s Path: From Advocate of the People to Inspiration for the KKK

by    Hans-Georg Betz

Tom Watson promoted himself as a leading voice of Southern white supremacy, nostalgically evoking images of the “Old South” that drew legitimacy from its grounding in a combination of Jeffersonian political theory and cultural agrarianism. In 2012, I had the opportunity to spend a few weeks in Georgia, the most southern of the original colonial Read More

Can You Guess Who This Article Is About?

Can You Guess Who This Article Is About?

by    Peter Isackson

Can you guess which prominent head of state is counting on his political base to weather the growing scandal about his personal behavior? Who would be surprised to hear the following account of a political drama that has recently dominated headlines? It goes like this: A political professional who preferred to remain anonymous recently described Read More

The North Korea Summit Wasn’t a Success

The North Korea Summit Wasn’t a Success

by    Kourosh Ziabari and Ramesh Thakur

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Ramesh Thakur, a former assistant secretary-general of the United Nations. During his tenure in office, President Donald Trump has made two controversial nuclear decisions with substantial impact on US foreign relations. First, Trump pulled the United States out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Read More

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