Media Watch

'18Dec
01

Presidents, others praise former President George H.W. Bush

Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday: FILE - In this April 21, 2018 file photo, former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal...
'18Nov
05

Drug-impaired driving tests 'not there yet,' says top RCMP officer

Weeks into national cannabis legalization, a top RCMP officer says the tests being used to detect whether someone is driving high are "not there yet," though they're the best they've got.In an exclusive interview...
'18Nov
02

Trump or Brussels: Brexit and the art of 'No deal'

The QuestionHow is it possible that Britain is contemplating a ‘No deal’ breakdown of the Brexit talks only weeks away from their deadline? How can it conceivable that the Chancellor of the Exchequer while warning...
'18Oct
23

Powerlist 2019 of 100 most influential black Britons features Meghan Markle, Stormzy and Lewis Hamilton

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, rapper Stormzy and boxer Anthony Joshua are among 100 of the most influential and powerful black people in Britain.They have been named in the annual Powerlist, which honours...
'18Oct
16

Niyi Osundare: Still, in defence of lasting values

Full text of the lecture by Professor Niyi Osundare to mark the second inauguration of Dr. John Kayode Fayemi as Governor of Ekiti state. The lecture was delivered in Ado Ekiti 15 October, 2018.Let us begin by...
'18Oct
05

Iran Weaponizes Corbyn’s Labour – Dayenu!

Irina TsukermanNot only do two wrongs don’t make a right, but frequently they combine to make a far greater wrong.Jeremy Corbyn’s close association with the Islamic Republic is precisely an illustration of such a...
'18Sep
24

Saving the transatlantic partnership

David HarrisThese days, I consider myself an endangered species. I am a committed transatlanticist. Until just a few years back, that was rather unexceptional. No longer.The gap is widening, mutual suspicion is...
'18Sep
20

The death of consensus: how conflict came back to politics

Politics is raw in Britain today. Remainers rage against Brexiters and vice versa. Pensioners are set against millennials; nationalists against immigrants; populists against elites; rural traditionalists against...
'18Sep
10

Left populism over the years

Protesters at an "anti-Macron" demonstration organized by La France Insoumise in Marseille, April, 2018. Chagnard Guillaume/Press Association. All rights reserved.Rosemary Bechler, openDemocracy (RB): Chantal, this...
'18Sep
10

A search for roots and connections

To understand the forces shaping the future of the Labour Party, it helps to look at the improbable rise of its leader Jeremy Corbyn from near political death. For under Tony Blair’s leadership, the Labour left in...

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