Much has been written about the Arab Spring since 2011, when it seemed possible that democracy might just prevail over dictatorship and authoritarianism across the Middle East. However, Bassem Youssef’s “Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring” is the
From time to time, there is such a build-up to a mid-week football match, that you cannot wait for the Wednesday night. The build-up to this week’s French presidential debate promised a night of high drama, philosophical insights and antipodal
The upcoming presidential election in November is an empty democratic act, which merely serves to legitimise the dominance of supreme forces ruling the whole of Central America behind states’ institutions. There is an unhappy past haunting the people of Honduras. Eight
Trump may have indeed given a voice to ‘the forgotten people’, a voice embodying the limits of the current political discourse. Whether he will actually serve their interests, of course, is a different question.
Perhaps the defining feature of political discourse in the 21st century is the spectre of the decline and possible pending fall of Western civilisation. Whether it be the purported threat of Islamisation by a million migrants, the stirring of the