America: A Third World Country without Malaria

Oct 09, 2018

Avaricious elites, their self-serving courtiers and entrenched interest groups have ripped up the social contract in America, making lives of millions worse. Three years ago, Pablo Pardo of El Mundo remarked to this author that he found America fascinating. The reason he gave was revealing. He...

Understanding New Zealand’s Uncertainty Toward Taxing Wealth

Sep 22, 2017

Kiwis are fretting about inequality, poverty and high prices of housing. However, a capital gains tax is far from the key to winning the general elections. Like many small states, New Zealand enjoys thinking of itself as somehow set apart from other nations. It has long reveled in the tag of...

Last Flight From Lahore: Stories of Partition

In this guest edition of The Interview, Raghav Shunglu talks to his late grandfather, L.P. Shunglu, a first-hand witness of the Partition of India. The Partition of India that took place in 1947 led to one of the largest mass migrations in human history. A British lawyer, Cyril Radcliffe, drew...

Yes, the Grenfell Tower Fire is Political

Jun 17, 2017

No one party is responsible for the disaster in London: local or national, Labour or Conservative — they all are. One of the key functions of the state is to protect its citizens. Much of the debate in the United Kingdom’s recent general election focused on the government’s role in...

The Feminization of the European Far Right

Apr 20, 2017

In Europe, the far-right strategy is to lure women for support. The name of Austria’s far-right party — the “Freedom Party,” led by Barbara Rosenkranz — is striking both for its simple, faultless suitability to any faction across the political spectrum and how the far right’s...

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