Tensions rise between China and the United States over Taiwan. But why is a relatively small island so important?
It looks like the Biden government may end up not being able to push its anti-growth tax cartel idea through anyway, beside finding that it is very difficult to coerce the Hungarian Prime Minister into doing anything that he does not feel coincides with the interests of the Hungarian people.
The most recent leaks to The Guardian reveal how Uber organised secret meetings, lobbied politicians and paid academics to promote its business. The scandal has reached several high ranking politicians from Emmanuel Macron to Joe Biden.
Today marks the 246th anniversary of American colonists declaring their independence from the British Crown, the day when, as an independent and sovereign nation, the United States of America proclaimed liberty, justice, and freedom for all.
While the Court’s decision is a watershed moment for unborn children to have their inherent right to life protected, NGOs like the United Nations still insist a mother is entitled to ending her child’s life since children in their mothers’ wombs are not considered human persons.
The need to return to national interest, realism, restraint, balance of power, and Westphalian non-intervention is perhaps the most tragic and urgent lesson that must be learned from this war.
While the parties are making contradictory statements about a possible nuclear emergency, expert analyses suggest that the risks posed by nuclear weapons in the context of the Russian offensive should be taken seriously.
We have to approach contemporary problems with humility and a commitment to ever-greater freedom – which should be a goal in itself.
Those wishing to see a fully secularised European Union and who seek to ultimately undermine religion cannot help but tremble now that Hungarians overwhelmingly gave Viktor Orbán a mandate to safeguard and promote Christian democracy.
I think Prime Minister Orbán has actually done a very reasonable job of keeping those lines open and saying, “look, you know, we’re not interested in conflating the issue of energy with some of these broader strategic issues.”
All throughout the West we see unelected bureaucracies chipping away at the decision-making power of majoritarian politics, turning democracy into a system of generating morally good outcomes, even though morality itself is hardly objective.
Half a century ago, the war of green idealism against nuclear energy began with brutal demonstrations…
The execution of the withdrawal was
problematic in several respects, from a lack of communication between the allies through an absence of coordination with the Afghan side to the actual management of the evacuation.
Biden administration not only forgot about persecuted Christian communities, but also denied the fact that there was religious persecution in Nigeria.
The EU is not only acting to apply pressure in international taxation, but is also seeking legal harmonization among member states.
In Afghanistan, people do not think in a frame of a state or a state army but family, tribe, ethnic group—genus—and then in the geographical area where they live.