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Archive of posts published in the category: Opinion

What will happen after Chavez?

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, announced on Tuesday 5th of March that the controversial figure and…

Geneva: a casual guide

Geneva is probably one of the loveliest cities on Earth, especially by night when its…

Why would anyone go to Gdansk?

Why would you want to go to Gdansk? Well it’s a long story, but a…

Will Mitt Romney’s Mormonism matter in the US election? Should it matter?

Mitt Romney’s religious convictions don’t end at ticking the box marked ‘Church of Jesus Christ…

New York City Health Board approves banning the sale of large sugary drinks in latest effort to curb obesity

On Thursday, New York City as Americans knew it was changed forever: the New York…

Michel de Montaigne and his essays about thumbs

If you were to hand Montaigne a quill, a wax tablet and an order to…

The price of oil

Economics is the study of using finite resources to satisfy an infinite number of “wants.”…

DNC: The Democrats should have stuck by their Party Platform on God and Jerusalem

In linear-narrative terms, the Democratic Party U-turned when ex-Governor Ted Strickland proposed to include “god”…

RNC: the Republican Party Platform shows just how extreme the GOP has become

The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan rationalises his conservatism by wanting to preserve what is good about…

China: the ever-expanding economy

On the 15th August, 14 Chinese activists sailed to the disputed island between Japan and…