Friday, September 22, 2017
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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...

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...

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,...

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....

Machiavellian of the Year 2016

Since we launched the Strix in May, our political horizons have changed beyond recognition. Instead of working together to battle inequality and climate change,...

The Way Forward

By Joshua Kraushaar November 8, 2016, is a day that will live in infamy: the day that America handed over the keys to a country...

The Comeuppance

By Jeff Cahlon For all the shock expressed in reaction to Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, it didn’t teach us anything...

Hello Fuckface

By Nicholas Barrett Has the standard of political rhetoric been lower at any time in living memory than it is today? All over the world,...

Citizens of Nowhere

By Lewis G. Miller It was Thomas Paine who penned that great cosmopolitan motto; “my country is the world and my religion is to do...

Birtherism Reborn

By Jeff Cahlon “I don’t care.” This was Donald Trump’s response when, during a radio interview, conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, a Trump...