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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The First Wives Club

China has a new president in Xi Jingping, and with him comes a new first lady.  Peng Liyuan, an iconic pop/folk-singer in her own...

Hillary’s next act

Few people achieve as illustrious introductions to Twitter as did Hillary Clinton on 10 July 2013, when she tweeted for the first time. First there...

Nuclear numpties

There have been 32 reported “near misses” of American nuclear devices over American soil. Eric Schlosser, the author of a new (five-week-old) book on...

The Final Countdown: the development of Brexit polls and media headlines

The Saint brings you a timeline of significant dates and statistics from both sides of the EU Referendum campaign.

The tensions of social change

This year has seen the proposal of laws in France and Denmark to legalize gay marriage, and in France’s case, the allowing of homosexual...

After Tahrir Square

As long as I’ve lived in Cairo, it seems as though every time I tune into the Western media I see and hear stories...

2012 US Presidential Summer Outlook

With the remaining Republican Presidential rival dropping out last week, Mitt Romney is now the undisputed Republican nominee for the President of the United...

Busting the myth of the Calais jungle

Two blondes in a small blue car drive into the refugee camp. Is this a new blonde joke? Seeking out the high vis-jacketed volunteers,...

Syria and the UK’s ‘no’ vote

On the eve of Thursday 29th August, the British Prime Minster David Cameron faced political humiliation as his proposed motion for military intervention in...

Is South Africa “developed enough”?

Controversy has erupted over the last few weeks as Britain announced that beginning in 2015, all financial aid to South Africa will end. Over...