Urban voters from former industrial heartlands and rural voters put off by the liberal values being adopted by mainstream parties turned out in disproportionate numbers. Can politicians ever win back their trust?
The UKIP vote might be here to stay.
Google Says We Have a "Right to Know," But Really Just Wants the Right to Profit From Your Personal Information
May 21, 2014
The search giant really just wants the right to profit from your personal information.
Welcome to Militant England
May 10, 2014
The extremist party now appeals to disillusioned voters across the political spectrum and of all classes in the U.K.
NATO Is In No Position to Protect Eastern Europe From Russia
March 11, 2014
They have neither the troops, nor the money.
The Kremlin, the Russian Liberals, and the West All See What They Want to See in Ukraine
February 20, 2014
The battle unfolding in the streets of Kiev today is proving to be yet another geopolitical blank slate.
What's Behind the New Anti-Semitism?
February 07, 2014
“This is not the anti-Zionism of people who think that the Palestinians get a raw deal from Israel: it is the anti-Zionism of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion."
What Really Happened at the Battle of Waterloo
January 31, 2014
How many biscuits did it take to beat Napoleon? 83,428.
Meet the Anti-Semitic French Comedian Who Invented the Quenelle
January 31, 2014
This piece first appeared on newstatesman.com. The Passage de la Main d’Or, half a mile or so from the Place de la Bastille, is a nondescript, narrow street in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, which these days is a fairly chic quarter in eastern Paris.
Protestors in Ukraine should take a close look at what has happened in Bulgaria.