If the last few weeks have provided us with even the faintest whiff of the horrific stench that’s about to float in after inauguration day, we can’t afford to take a break. We can’t tune out for a split second, or we may lose more than we can afford to bear
‘[…] when you shout down or ignore a reporter at a press conference who has said something you don’t like, you’re going to face a unified front’
Manic sensitivity to criticism is a hallmark of both men. In Trump’s case this is exemplified by his tweeted denunciation of critics such as Meryl Streep, while in Turkey 2,000 people have been charged with insulting the president
The Legatum Institute, a policy research group, has released its annual "Global Prosperity Index," a major survey that ranks countries based on factors including national wealth, education levels, and safety.
Northern Ireland’s peace agreement, as with the Colombian deal, is far from perfect democratic politics. Allowing extremist groups a vested hold on jobs and power is not exactly pure – but it is better than the alternative
When the new parliamentary building is erected in the North and the two party system thrown out, perhaps Westminster Palace could become a museum; a reminder of how uncivilized democracy used to take place in the 20th century
Proposal made to counter calls for a return to MPs electing top positions
Labour leader says his package of reforms will 'extend democracy' in Britain
To survive, the EU needs trans-European political parties. For the lack of such European advocates, many of us are losing our political voice
More than three million people have signed a petition for a second referendum
Vast majority of 18 to 25-year-olds vote to remain in the European Union, but older voters ensure win for Leave campaign
'Most of us feel like starting the day by fishing for herring in an area designated for those with a European license. Eventually, you can’t help but be sick of the EU telling you what to do'
After her party’s electoral triumph, Aung San Suu Kyi has almost got the power she wants
The Labour leader claims the Government is 'skewing economic life' to funnel wealth 'towards the [richest] one per cent and away from working people'
The shadow chancellor set out his vision in what he called a "progress report" on Labour policy
Freedom is in decline across the world