Globalism

On Ingratitude: A Reply to David Webb

09.05.2017

To the question of whether Europeans owe anything to Britain the answer, I agree, is most certainly yes.  As to whether Britons owe anything to Continental Europeans, the answer is surely an even more resounding yes.  That is not to attenuate Brit

European ingrates

08.05.2017

NB – This essay does not constitute an endorsement or condemnation by the Libertarian Alliance of any candidate in the present General Election. SIG

 

The first liberals

Thomas Nast [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
05.04.2017

The first liberals (including English politician R. Cobden[i], the US President W. Wilson and the pacifist N. Angell[ii]), in their main theses, oppose realists as to them the political regime (to be more specific, democracy or non-democracy) is crucial in the analysis of IR. If the countries are democratic, they steadily evolve, aiming at the creation of the over-state system and appearance of special over-governmental institutions. Whilst the other countries democratize, they will be joined in these institutions. That’s why the principle of national egoism and “self-help” may be included in democratization process, which may be the basis of the civil societal world and different societies’ integration, being yet divided by national borders, in one democratic civil society.

The Rise of the Precariat

26.01.2017

“Precariat” - derived from the word precarious – is a newly emerging class in the workforce that experiences constant deprivation, anger, anxiety, and alienation in their work.