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Three Cheers for Slovakia

Three cheers for the voters of Slovakia. And a 21-gun salute for Zuzana Caputova, the new Slovak president and heroine of Western liberalism (or is…


The Killing Joke

It makes for some good headlines. It’s April the First and Ukraine has just completed the first round of presidential elections and the winner is…




Frightened of Fear

The Beatles sang: “All you need is love”, and young girls delicately placed flowers in the barrels of the guns of National Guardsmen. For a…




A Sad Tale

Once upon a time there was a venerated institution in the not so distant land of Great Britain called parliament. In fact, it was called…