Mexico Pulled Between Bright Multipolar Future and Feudal North America Union

Mexico Pulled Between Bright Multipolar Future and Feudal North America Union

The spirits of great leaders like Lincoln, Juarez, FDR, and Cardenas would certainly smile at Mexico’s emerging potential. Last week’s meeting of Justin Trudeau, Joe Biden and Lopez Obrador in Mexico City saw several dynamics clashing. On the one hand, the oligarchist demands of global governance, population reduction (under the guise of “sustainable development”) were…

Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire

Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire

Although many Nazis were brought to book for their crimes, no British were, Declan Hayes writes. Caroline Elkins’ accounts of British soldiers ramming broken bottles into the vaginas of female Kenyan prisoners during the Kikuyus’ Mau Mau revolt is not, by any stretch, the worst example of Albion’s imperial violence she recounts. Because this 870…

Suffering and Dependence: How Colonialist Discourse Denies African Statehood

Suffering and Dependence: How Colonialist Discourse Denies African Statehood

The struggles of post-colonial states are due to enduring colonial influence. In this essay, I will first explore how colonialism in Africa was conducted and how the methods of colonial historiography contributed to a romanticising of its impact. I will then take Cote d’Ivoire as a case study, tracing its fluctuating fortunes after independence and…

Major Mysteries of the 1990s

Major Mysteries of the 1990s

I spent most of the 1990s heavily involved in politics and political campaigns, often working closely with individuals quite active in conservative and Republican Party circles, and became friendly with many of them. Bill Clinton was President during those years, and I never had strong feelings about him one way or the other, agreeing with…

Stille Nacht aus Belmarsh, Bethlehem. Dublin, Damascus, Kiev und Stalingrad

Stille Nacht aus Belmarsh, Bethlehem. Dublin, Damascus, Kiev und Stalingrad

Let’s give a thought for the women and children of Syria, the country where Christianity first took hold and which gifted the word the great apostle Paul. Christmas 1942. As the Wehrmacht pulverize all before them, German radio brings greetings to the home front from all of the Reich’s forces, from Ice Seaport Liinakhamari, from…