The Kremlin’s surreal warmongering is, in large part, a move against the European Union—and it demands a response.
Unintended consequences of a boycott
“I feel my whole body burning.” These were the last words of an Oklahoma man executed under the death penalty last week using possibly expired drugs. Sound like cruel and unusual punishment?
Protestors in Ukraine should take a close look at what has happened in Bulgaria.
Some Bulgarians have even burned themselves alive in protest.
In a season of Euro-unhappiness, the continent's culture shows why the EU was a blessing
If only for the fall of cultural barriers.
Not by shaming or prosecuting users, for starters
France wants to prosecute people who write racist tweets. America prefers a different approach: vigilante justice. Neither one will solve the problem.
David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery.
Governing the World: The History of an IdeaBy Mark Mazower (Penguin Press, 475 pp., $29.95) WE HAVE PASSED, Mark Mazower writes, “from an era that had faith in the idea of international institutions to one that has lost it.” Mazower, a prolific professor of history at Columbia, has written a challenging and thought-provoking history of that arc of disillusion. We certainly have reason to be disillusioned.