Spain & Catalonia 2017
December 21, 2017, 1 Comment

Catalan pro-independence parties keep their majority in snap poll Result a severe blow to the Spanish government which h ...

SCOTUS and the US courts 2017
December 17, 2017, No Comments

Supreme Court of the United States Three Trump judicial nominees stumble — with Republicans (The Hill) In the last wee ...

Firearms, gun control and politics /2
December 6, 2017, No Comments

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns The NRA vs. America How the country’s bi ...

Zimbabwe II
December 5, 2017, 3 Comments

5 December How the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe (Al Jazeera) As events played out in Zimbabwe, the African Uni ...

Africa: Conflict and governance 2015-17
December 4, 2017, No Comments

See also Africa: Conflict and governance 2013-2014 Richest President In Africa 2017 List A very long, detailed and depre ...

Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel
September 20, 2017, No Comments

See also The Russia probe What Donald Trump Needs to Know About Bob Mueller and Jim Comey The two men who could bring do ...

Loyal Opposition/Resistance U.S. Science & Technology
September 2, 2017, No Comments

World’s largest general science organisation slams Trump’s lack of ‘scientific thinking’ ‘Scie ...

The 45th President of the U.S. Chapter I
August 18, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Government & governance 2017 “In a word, they see him as their voice. And when their voice is shouted dow ...

The Partition of India 70th anniversary
August 14, 2017, No Comments

Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect More than a million were killed and man ...

U.S. Government & governance 2017 – the first six months
July 19, 2017, No Comments

Eight Political Scientists Who Will Make Sense of 2017 Presidential memoranda vs. executive orders. What’s the dif ...