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Will Trump's isolationism policy enhance peace in Africa?

By PETER KAGWANJA More by this Author It is the British historian, Eric Hobsbawm, who described the 20th century as the age of extremes (1995). Professor Hobsbawm was referring to the three World Wars of the 20th century: the First (1914-1918); ... Daily Nation, 2 months ago
Times Higher Education Supplement

What academic book has most shaped Britain?

Vote on which academic text has proved most influential on how we live now Source: iStock The power of the academic book is celebrated in a competition to select the most influential From Judith Butler to Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking ...
 Times Higher Education Supplement22 hours ago

From New Deal to the art of the deal: how the neoliberal project led to Trump

The last fortnight has yielded three spectacles reflecting the demise of the left, the rise of a new reactionary right and a novel political era more generally. Outgoing US President Barack Obamas " Yes we did " speech was a fitting liberal - in the anaemic ...
 catchnews.com1 day ago

The President Trump effect may be a whole new British focus on Europe

His views have little support here or on the mainland. But then, he is a uniquely American phenomenon, and most politics is local A cold January week has brought the west a chill new-year reality check. First Theresa May confirmed that Britain not ...
 The Guardian1 day ago

American democracy's Achilles' heel

ISTANBUL On Jan. 20, Donald Trump will take the oath of office and become the United States new president. Because Trump has never held elected office before, and is a man of questionable ethics, bigoted beliefs, failed businesses and ...
 Anadolu Ajansi1 week ago

The Persistence of Ideology

Corbis Ideological politics: the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem salutes Bosnian Muslim recruits to the Waffen-SS in 1943. I n 1960, the sociologist Daniel Bell published The End of Ideology , in which he argued that ideology—understood in the ...
 City Journal1 week ago

Time to challenge capitalism again

The liberating ideals unleashed by the Russian Revolution are well worth revisiting today, says BEN CHACKO IN THIS centenary year of the Russian Revolution books will be published, op-eds written and programmes broadcast about the dramatic ...
 Morning Star Online2 weeks ago

Criminal Insurgency: Narcocultura, Social Banditry, and Information Operations

Login or register to post comments Drug cartels and gangs are challenging state authority in Mexico and Central America. This power-counterpower struggle erodes state legitimacy and solvency and confers both economic and political power on the ...
 Small Wars Journal3 weeks ago
Northumbria University

EXPERT COMMENT: Three radical political experiments for a new age of extremes

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about political extremes for The Conversation. Historian Eric Hobsbawm famously called the 20th century an age of extremes, one characterised by polarising ideological battles ...
 Northumbria University4 weeks ago Three Radical Political Experiments For A New Age Of Extremes  Before It's News3 weeks ago

Four books that can help make sense of 2016

If there was a thread linking the headline events of the year, it was the return of territoriality For observers of international politics, 2016 offered a roller-coaster ride. From Syria to the South China Sea and Brexit to Donald Trump, hardly ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
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