Since the murders of Pim Fortuyn and Theo van Gogh, fear of Islam has increased dramatically in the Netherlands, as has its political utility.
On both sides of the Atlantic, a distrust of expert opinion and intellectualism is the new normal.
Coping with the inevitabilities of an automated workforce
Over the past several months, the number of terrorist attacks orchestrated by ISIS appear to be increasing exponentially. Between June 28 and July 2, which coincided with the month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar, ISIS claimed responsibility for multiple attacks that collectively resulted in the deaths of over 400 civilians. Since the November […]
Northern Ireland’s abortion laws are uniquely and controversially strict when compared to the rest of the United Kingdom.
On July 7th, the Conservative Members of Parliament chose Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom as the two candidates that would face a ballot of party members, and it became clear that Britain was going to appoint its second female Prime Minister. Yet at noon just four days later, Andrea Leadsom bowed out of the race, […]
The Panama Papers have exposed global connections of wealth and power that will not be easily forgotten by the world’s citizenry