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The Left Must Return to its Populist Roots

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 01.21.2017 | Politics
Kadira Pethiyagoda

The surge of Right Wing populism in the last year has shocked many in mainstream politics throughout the West . The broad Left (political parties and...

Netanyahu's House of Cards

Guy Golan | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Guy Golan

Weeks of behind closed door maneuvering by Tony Blair, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi attempted to bring together a centrists' coalition government comprised of Netnayahu's Likud and the opposition Labor Party.

Netanhyu's Big Come-From-Behind Win Inflames Many Situations

William Bradley | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

It carries big ramifications for American politics, the Middle East, and relations between the Islamic world and the West. Most everything will be more inflamed, not least the Iranian nuclear controversy and the future of Palestine. And of course American politics.

A Momentous Opportunity to Embrace the Arab Peace Initiative

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

At no other time since the API was introduced in 2002 by Saudi Arabia has the development of events in the region converged to create a new environment, making the API more relevant than before; Israel must urgently adopt it as the basis for peace negotiations.

First Nighter: James Graham's Politically Enthralling "This House" Gets the National Theatre HD Treatment

David Finkle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If you like theater and you like politics, you're going to jump at the chance to see theater about politics, Then get ready, politically-minded theat...

First Nighter: Rowan Atkinson, Helen Mirren, Terrific Others Occupy London-Theater Hot Seats

David Finkle | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Due to one of those odd coincidences, theater at the moment seems to be about chairs. Rowan Atkinson sits in a relatively comfy one throughout the flawless revival of Simon Gray's Quartermaine's Terms, at Wyndham's.

American Jews Without Israel, Israel Without U.S. Jews

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bradley Burston

Once, long ago, my friend and I bandied the concept of what American Judaism would be like if there were no Israel, and what Israel would be like if there were no American Jews.

The F Word: Winners and Losers in the UK Election

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flanders

In Britain, the Conservatives are back in power in coalition with centrist Liberal Democrats. For all their differences, both are deficit-obsessed.

Britain's Silent Conservative Movement

Emily Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emily Henry

Britain is tearing up its socialist roots and traversing a path back to conservatism. For those who feel sidelined in the immigration debate, the BNP has become a solution - albeit an extreme one.

A Very British Scandal

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
George Mitrovich

It appears that most of the 646 MPs underwent an ethical bypass operation, and, in consequence, lost their sense of public duty.

Labor Party Joins Netanyahu Coalition

Ha' | By Mazal Mualem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Labor Party Central Committee voted on Tuesday in favor of joining Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, despite vocal oppositi...

Blair Says Brown Should Resign Or Labor Faces Disaster: Report

Daily Mail | Simon Walters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tony Blair believes Gordon Brown should consider standing down as Prime Minister rather than face the humiliation of defeat at the General Election, i...