Michael Millar suggests that Superman, created by Jewish comic book legends Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, was the original anti-Fascist - and the American alt-right can't handle it.
An interesting take on current events from our own Jacob Farr, who delves into the murky depths of western meddling in the Middle East. Jacob himself will admit he can be rather explosive when it comes to discussing some issues throughout modern political history, and in this piece he holds no punches. According to Jacob,... Continue Reading →
Visiting Berlin this last week made me think about how we acknowledge our past indiscretions. History is a tricky subject; many are aware of what brought their nation or people to this point, but many simply choose to ignore it. Sadly, many who do acknowledge and seek to raise awareness are castigated and labelled 'apologists'... Continue Reading →
New Zealand, a land of epic scenery, seemingly unconquerable sportsmen, and - if we're throwing in some stereotypes - sheep. New Zealand however takes the prize for being the first self-governing nation in history to grant all women the vote. On September 19th 1893, after several years of petitioning and campaigning by the suffrage movement,... Continue Reading →
Is the American Dream dying? What made America great seems to be fading away with each passing year.
Charlottesville provided a valuable insight into the current political turmoil in America better than anything before it. We can see in plain sight that the President is not only a lackluster joke of a leader, but he appears to be completely unaware of what he has awoken in the US. This is not to say... Continue Reading →
Wiretapping the offices of your political opponents is, naturally, a no-no in any democracy. The Watergate scandal shook the foundations of American politics and everyday Americans woke up to the reality that their governments and representatives were nothing more than opportunistic cutthroats. Nixon's actions completely undermined the sanctity of American democracy; One viewed as a... Continue Reading →
Athens, the birthplace of democracy. From the confines of southern Greece this system of governance has spread to every corner of the globe and shapes the world as we know it today.Democracy gives man the right to choose his own future. It allows unparalleled freedoms for the common man and has given mankind a chance... Continue Reading →
The world is a darker place without Nelson Mandela. His life story inspired millions across the globe and provided a glimmer of hope for all those living in societies where racial equality can and should be improved. A giant of 20th century politics, he is one of those characters that pops up from time to... Continue Reading →