Anti-war protests in Russia accompany Putin’s “partial mobilisation”

Russian police encompass a protester towards additional troop mobilisation on 24 September. Photograph by Reuters Round 260,000 individuals have left Russia within the days since its president Vladimir Putin final…

Will Vladimir Putin’s mobilisation backfire?

A Russian soldier stands guard on the Luhansk energy plant within the city of Shchastya, Ukraine. Photograph by Alexander Nemenov/AFP by way of Getty Photos Prince Henry: However inform me,…

Reflecting on Richard Rorty: is America price holding?

The American thinker Richard Rorty died in 2007, however in 2016 he achieved a unique sort of movie star for having foreseen the election of Donald Trump. In a e…

Why “Jerusalem” is the anthem England wants

Watercolour by William Blake of Jerusalem, 1804. Photograph by Granger historic image archive/Alamy The English are unusually absent from a lot of their very own tradition. They haven’t any parliament,…

Ukraine’s military makes a mockery of Vladimir Putin’s annexation

Photograph by Metin Aktas / Anadolu Company through Getty Photos Even by his personal requirements Vladimir Putin’s speech on 30 September within the Kremlin’s St George’s Corridor was unhinged. For…

Kwasi Kwarteng’s plan for progress was a nasty concept 50 years in the past

Anthony Barber, Conservative chancellor from 1970 to 1974, is usually remembered for the failure of the “Barber Growth”. Photograph by Central Press Images/AFP by way of Getty Photos In 1970…