'19Jan
21

Hugh Lewin obituary

In 1959, Hugh Lewin, who has died aged 79, joined the South African Liberal party: shortly afterwards it became the only legal non-racial political party in the country, with the banning in 1960 of Nelson Mandela’s...
'19Jan
21

Hugh Lewin obituary

In 1959, Hugh Lewin, who has died aged 79, joined the South African Liberal party: shortly afterwards it became the only legal non-racial political party in the country, with the banning in 1960 of Nelson Mandela’s...
'19Jan
21

Brexit reopens Northern Ireland's old wounds

Derry is Northern Ireland's second largest city, home to about 100,000 people. It is also soon to be the United Kingdom's principal border city with the European Union.Its fringes touch the border with the Republic...
'19Jan
21

Brexit’s primitive passions could bring havoc to Ireland – and far beyond

Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at a press conference in 2017. Image: PAHistory, Karl Marx famously quipped, repeats itself: first as tragedy, then as farce. That’s certainly true of Theresa May’s approach...
'19Jan
21

Europe 2019: Pro-Europeanism vs. Euroscepticism

Europe’s political status quo is experiencing one of its most tense and unprecedented periods after the end of World War II. The main cause of this tension in Europe 2019 is the power struggle between two main...
'19Jan
21

Brexit power grab by MPs hangs over May's 'Plan B'

Almost half of voters in the 2016 referendum did not want Brexit (Photo: LeoLondon) Both related to Article 50 of the EU treaty, which the UK government triggered almost two years ago.The UK's Article 50...
'19Jan
21

[Opinion] Salvini and Kaczynski - the new 'axis' powers?

Now, Salvini and Kaczynski are de facto leaders of their countries, and in bringing together the strongest politicians of what will be after the UK's departure the third- and fifth-largest member states of the EU,...
'19Jan
20

The ad you’d never see today

Advertisers in the 1930s-50s used the catchphrase ‘doctors recommend!’They even paid doctors to appear in advertisements to reassure people that smoking is something doctors encourage.How bad can it be when doctors...
'19Jan
20

Sanctions, Trade Wars, Historic Summits: Two Years of Trump Foreign Policy

Over the past two years, US President Donald Trump has shown that he is determined to follow through with his campaign promises and continue pushing forward his America First approach in the global arena.Trade...
'19Jan
20

Coups and murder: the sinister world of apartheid’s secret mercenaries

Keith Maxwell, the self-declared “commodore” of the South African Institute for Maritime Research (SAIMR), liked to dress up on special occasions in the garish costume of a 18th-century admiral, with a three-...

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