Category: Politics

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The world’s cuddliest diplomats: how China uses pandas for diplomacy

Exclusively native to Chinese mountain ranges, the panda has become a significant tool in the country’s evolving diplomatic strategies.
 
The giant panda is one of the most charismatic and beloved species on the planet. The clumsy bear has stolen the hearts of the public for years and has infiltrated many aspects of our day to day lives, from movie franchises to commercials to brand logos. Read more...

The US exit from the Paris Climate Deal is a huge setback, but hope is not yet lost.

Given his morbidly impressive track record of saying and doing the worst possible things, Donald Trump has somehow managed to outdo himself once again. But it might not be as bad as it seems.

 

The first term of the 45th President of the United States’ term has thus far been defined by his consistent ability to lower the proverbial bar, even when everyone thinks he has finally reached rock bottom. Read more...

Corbyn’s IRA links are a diversion tactic – the real terrorist enabler is living in no.10

No longer able to lie about Labour’s manifesto costings, the right-wing press are now recycling vague, baseless allegations of Corbyn’s support for IRA violence. In the meantime, the Prime Minister’s present transgressions are overlooked.

 

Numerous articles have emerged in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s “refusal” to “unequivocally condemn” the actions of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). Read more...

Why has the Western Left allowed the Right to co-opt free speech?

The liberal Left harms its own cause by ceding to its opponents what has historically been its most fundamental principle.
 
Someone is invited to address an audience at a university, but backs out due to threats of violence.
 
Historically, it would likely be a conservative response to a progressive proposition; women’s suffrage was met with violence, as was the LGBT movement, certainly the civil rights movement, and indeed the pattern extends even as far back as the enlightenment. Read more...