June 2017

The W&Y Week That Was

In this Age of Uncertainty every week seems to include news which helps show the complexities of the underlying shifts, which are taking place –…


Berlusconi and Trump

So we elected this leader of the country. He had a background in light entertainment and a business reputation that was both grandiose and at…


Japanese Exceptionalism

Japan is a quiet place, at least from a geopolitical standpoint. It makes few political demands on other nations, and no military ones. Article 9…





The Futility of Impeachment

The Case for Impeachment, published earlier this year by the American historian Allan J. Lichtman, outlined the various misdemeanours for which President Trump could be…



Daily Mail Fury

I suspect that Martin Rowson has been trying to get into this kind of trouble for years. Most cartoonists attempt it but rarely achieve a…