Wednesday, September 20, 2017

First Past the Killing Post

By Marc Unger International competition flows freely through all achievements of various states. Economic gains, galactic discovery, and bringing about peace are all examples of...

Has Corbyn Killed Machiavellian Politics?

By Lewis G. Miller The Strix was born in the age of the overly idealistic politician. As idealism rose with the popularity of Sanders and...

Turning the Tide

By Mark McGeoghegan According to apocryphal anecdote, King Cnut the Great – who presided for a time over the North Sea Empire – once rebuked...

Scotland’s Quiet Conservatives

By Ellen Halliday On any given day of the year, it’s likely to be blowing a gale on top of Blackford Hill. Situated in the...

Easy as Cake

By Jeff Cahlon New excerpts from Donald Trump’s hacked personal diaries contain even more shocking revelations: April was the most fun I’ve had yet as president....

Write Like the Fox

By Nicholas Barrett How did a diplomat who spent his career advocating republics become infamous for a book destined for the bedside tables of Napoleon,...

The only way to repeal Obamacare

By Jeff Cahlon  After Congressional Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to reach a vote in the House of Representatives, House Speaker Paul...

The Lesson

By John Bell "Half claim the vocation of a leader, a quarter believe they are prophets, and at least ten percent take themselves for gods,"...

Charisma’s Call

By Lewis G. Miller In the future, our times will not be viewed as normal. Distant historians will peer back on these years, trying to...

La La Land Left Me Flat

By Ellen Halliday I thought La La Land would be an all-singing, all-dancing, magical dreamscape. But it is not a film of wonder. La La...

Mark Fisher and the Fear of a Blank Planet

By Nicholas Barrett On Friday 13th January the British cultural theorist and music critic Mark Fisher took his own life at the age of 48....

Dawn of the Demagogue

By Lewis G. Miller  _ The shocking rise of Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United states has popularised one particular accusation; the charge of...