If there are too many scandals to seize our attention, all of them taken together can allow unpopular policies to take root without scrutiny.
Often unrecognized in the denunciations of fascism by celebrity politicians such as Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton is that neoliberalism is the new fascism.
The intergovernmental organization was invented in 1945 to promote international cooperation after World War II. Isn't time to devise a system of global governance that focuses on problems of the 21st century?The intergovernmental organization was invented in 1945 to promote international cooperation after World War II. Isn't it time to devise a system of global governance that focuses on problems of the 21st century?
Clinton—who at one time had a big lead in opinion polls but now cultivates an underdog persona—is sending a harmful message about female voters and women in politics. Her defensive, faux-feminist comments imply that women are too weak to participate in meaningful debate, and she has been invoking sexism to avoid talking about the real issues.
We are going from "The Year of the Woman" -- that was 1992 -- to decades of the woman. And it is not only politics anymore.
Earlier this month, the Scottish government released convicted "Lockerbie bomber" Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi, afflicted with terminal prostate cancer, to live out the rest of his days in his native Libya -- a move that reportedly went against a decade-old agreement with the U.S. that those found guilty of causing the 1988 airline tragedy would stay put in Scotland to serve their time.